A Wintery Weekend in Winthrop

Winthrop is a tiny town with a population of less than 2,000 people, located in north-central Washington. You have to zoom in pretty far on a map to even see it, and then you will find that it is still pretty far from any sizable cities. North-central Washington has always held a bit of mystery for me, since it was an area we had yet to explore. After doing a little research though I decided Read More …

A Night in Seattle

We live in a moderate size town in Southwest Washington, less than an hour from Portland, OR. When we get the urge to visit a big city we usually head south to explore more areas of Portland. On occasion we will head north and explore places like our 3 Days in Vancouver, B.C., or when we had a relaxing weekend on Orcas Island. We have made the 2-3 hour drive to Seattle a few times Read More …

A Weekend on Orcas Island

After a busy and virtually travel-free summer we were long over due for a weekend of adventure and a little relaxation. For a long time we have both wanted to visit the San Juan Islands, nestled in the northwest corner of Washington. The islands are a popular get-away during the summer and the islands actually see hundreds of thousands of visitors that time of year. The San Juan islands include the main populated islands of Read More …

Exploring the Coulee Corridor Scenic Bypass

When most people think of Washington state the majority likely think of the same things. Coffee. Rain. Seattle. Space Needle. Boeing. Mt St Helens. Dry Falls, Soap Lake and Coulee Corridor probably aren’t the first thing to come to mind, nor are they familiar. The Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway is a stretch of road in central Washington that offers some amazing natural attractions. The 100 mile bypass¬†runs¬†from the Grand Coulee Dam (90 miles west of Read More …