14 Things to Do at Green Lake in Seattle (Full Guide!)

Playground at Green Lake Park in Seattle

Green Lake is one of the most popular parks in the Seattle area. A paved path surrounds the lake, which is well-used by runners, bikers, and skaters. On any given day, you’ll see Seattleites walking dogs, pushing strollers, and simply enjoying the urban green space. Visiting Green Lake is one of our favorite things to … Read more

Our Guide to the Ballard Farmers Market (From a Local!)

Ballard Farmers Market Little Prague Bakery

The Ballard Farmers Market is easily one of the best ways to spend a weekend in Seattle. The market covers two city blocks and contains dozens of vendors. We’ve been to the Ballard Farmers Market several times, and we’ve looked forward to each visit. The market is full of handmade products, local produce, and food … Read more

Top 16 Best Things to Do in Kirkland, Washington

Things to Do in Kirkland Washington

The city of Kirkland has a prime location right on the shores of Lake Washington. As a Seattle suburb, it’s super easy to reach from the cities of Seattle (12 miles) and Bellevue (5 miles). Kirkland is known for its many waterfront parks and trendy restaurants. We visit Kirkland all the time, especially to enjoy … Read more

Top 16 Best Things to Do in Port Townsend, Washington

Ferry to Port Townsend

The charming seaport town of Port Townsend is located on the Quimper Peninsula in Washington State. It’s one of the gateway cities to the Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National Park. Port Townsend is known for its Victorian-style buildings and coastal views. It was even rated as one of the Top 10 Best Small Towns in … Read more

22 Spectacular Things to See When Visiting Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

Third Beach Strawberry Bay Falls

The Olympic Peninsula in Washington State has it all: rugged coastline, alpine meadows, moody rainforests, pristine lakes, and mountain vistas. It’s also home to Olympic National Park, one of the most popular parks in the nation. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about visiting the Olympic Peninsula so you can plan … Read more

11 Best Things to Do in Port Angeles, Washington

Marymere Falls Port Angeles

Port Angeles is located on the northern coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. It’s a gateway city to the nearby Olympic National Park. With plenty of water views and access to tons of trails, it’s an ideal place to stay when visiting the national park. In this post, we will share our list … Read more

Visiting Hurricane Ridge in Washington (Full Guide)

Hurricane Ridge

Hurricane Ridge is one of the best places to visit in Olympic National Park. Located high in the Olympic Mountains, views from the ridge extend all the way to Canada on a clear day. Hurricane Ridge was named for the intense winds that can travel through the area. If you want to see snowcapped mountains, … Read more

Ruby Beach: One of Washington’s Best Beaches (Full Guide)

Ruby Beach

If you haven’t visited Ruby Beach yet, add it to your list. This stunning beach has everything we love about the rugged Washington Coast: impressive sea stacks, vibrant tide pools, and tons of driftwood. The beach is named Ruby Beach for the reddish color of the sand. In this post, we’ll share all of the … Read more