The Perfect Seattle to San Juan Islands Day Trip Itinerary

Rocky coastal of Friday Harbor

A San Juan Islands day trip from Seattle is a must for anyone visiting Puget Sound. Nestled in the heart of the Salish Sea between the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Vancouver Island, BC, the San Juan Islands is a collection of more than 743 isles and rocks, most of which are uninhabited by humans. Of the 20 or so that are, just three, San Juan Island, Orcas Island, … Read More

The Ultimate Seattle to Los Angeles Road Trip Itinerary

Portland, Oregon

The west coast of the United States is one of the most beautiful, dynamic and interesting places to visit in the entire country, and one of the best ways to see the entirety of this area is by planning a Seattle to Los Angeles road trip. Spanning three states and nearly 1,200 miles, there is so much to see when driving from Seattle to LA and it is the perfect … Read More

The Perfect Seattle to Mt Rainier Day Trip Itinerary

Iconic view of Mt Rainier from Reflection Lakes

Seattle has plenty of landmarks, from Pike Place Market to the Space Needle. But the most marvellous and recognizable is Mt. Rainier, the highest peak in the Cascade Range, a glacier-capped monolith towering over the city. Whether you are in the area for a weekend or a few weeks, an Mt. Rainier day trip from Seattle is an absolute must while in Western Washington.  Mt. Rainier National Park is easily … Read More

10 Best Stops on the Seattle to Spokane Drive

Spokane, Washington

Many Washingtonians, yours truly included, have done the Seattle to Spokane drive a dozen times or more. While the Emerald City is undoubtedly the state’s crowning jewel, there is also a variety of things to do between Seattle and Spokane, the state’s second-largest city, making this road trip one that never gets old. Here are some tips for an awesome cross-Washington adventure itinerary. Planning a Seattle to Spokane Road Trip … Read More

Portland or Seattle: Which City to Visit?

Seattle's Iconic Skyline

When it comes to the Northwest’s best cities, there’s no doubt the number one spot goes to Portland or Seattle. Which it is, however, depends on who you ask. While most Northwesterners have (very) strong opinions on the matter, the truth is both metropolises are fantastic and have heaps to offer tourists, from stunning natural landscapes to dynamic culture and bomb eats. Here’s a guide to help you decide on … Read More

The Ultimate 2 to 3 Days in Olympic National Park Itinerary

Hall of Mosses in Olympic National Park

The Olympic National Park is a magical wonderland nestled within the Olympic Peninsula cradled by the Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean. And planning the perfect Olympic National Park itinerary is a priority for many who visit Washington state. Within its borders, you’ll find some of the most well-preserved undeveloped swaths of forest and coastal land in the United States, as well as miles upon miles of magnificent natural riches, … Read More

8 Best Stops on the Seattle to Portland Drive

Paradise Overlook in Mount Rainier

The Pacific Northwest is probably best-known for its coffee (thanks, Starbucks), followed by its stunning nature, including Mount Rainier, Mount Saint Helens, the Olympic National Rainforest, and miles upon miles or largely unadulterated coastline from the San Juan Islands to Gold Beach. It is also home to two bustling metropolises, and a Seattle to Portland drive is the perfect way to take in all the region’s greatest assets.  Each city … Read More

20 Best Stops on the San Francisco to Seattle Drive

Toketee Falls: Stop on the San Francisco to Seattle Drive

While the drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco is arguably the most famous road trip to take along the Pacific coast of the United States, many visitors the western USA are looking to venture further into the Pacific Northwest and are keen to continue their journey north all the way to the state of Washington’s largest city. But what are the best stops on the San Francisco to Seattle … Read More