The Best Hidden Picnic Spot in Washington State

I can’t claim to know all the hidden spots in Washington, but of all the hikes I’ve climbed and towns I’ve explored this one spot sticks out in my mind for a single reason: picnics. I first visited in April, on a brisk day when the greenery was just starting to revive itself after a cold winter. Even so, the potential for an amazing picnic … Continue reading The Best Hidden Picnic Spot in Washington State

Orcas Island Weekend Getaway

Orcas Island, WA is known for being the biggest of the San Juan Islands and the northern-most island, making it a popular destination for whale watching and weekend getaways. The quaint downtown makes for great window shopping and local eats, while Moran State Park and numerous whale watching charters give you a taste of the pacific northwest outdoors. It is a serene retreat just hours from Seattle with plenty of hidden treasures. Continue reading Orcas Island Weekend Getaway