Category Archives: Washington

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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Columbia River Gorge, Historic Route 30

28 June 2019 The Columbia River Gorge is an area I have been anxious to visit for a long time.  It did not disappoint.  The Columbia River serves as the border between Oregon and Washington.  On the Oregon side, Interstate … Continue reading

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