Category Archives: Washington

Snoqualmie Falls

10 July 2019 Snoqualmie Falls is a popular stop only 30 minutes east of Seattle. It only requires a short walk along a paved pathway. The waterfall is nice and I imagine its popularity is largely based on its easy … Continue reading

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Leavenworth, Washington

10 July 2019 Continuing along the Cascade Loop Scenic Byway, we made our way from Lake Chelan to the Town of Leavenworth. We spent about 4 hours in town and walking the trails of Waterside Park. Leavenworth is a charming … Continue reading

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Lake Chelan and Stehekin

8 and 9 July 2019 Before planning this trip, I had never heard of Lake Chelan. When looking for a place to stop along the Cascade Loop Scenic Byway, I realized this might be a place worthy of more than … Continue reading

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North Cascades National Park

8 July 2019 With a long rainy stay in Vancouver under our belt, we were rested, re-energized, and ready for the road and some sunshine. The day started slow. We let the worst of rush hour traffic pass and headed … Continue reading

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Olympia, Washington

30 June 2019 Port Angeles with the skyline of Olympic National Park On our trek across Washington State we stopped for the night in Olympia. Today we planned to briefly visit downtown, drive up the Olympic Peninsula coastline, explore Olympic … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier National Park

29 June 2019 Mount Rainier National Park exceeded our expectations. We debated which we enjoyed more, the better known Rocky Mountain National Park or Rainier. Mount Rainier, at over 14,000 feet, is the tallest mountain in the Cascade Mountain Range … Continue reading

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Columbia River Gorge, Lewis and Clark Highway

28 June 2019 After driving the tourist route and I-84 on the Oregon side, we crossed the toll bridge in the town of Hood River.  On the Washington side of the river, we continued eastward along the Lewis and Clark … Continue reading

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