Springtime in the Hoh Rainforest

Living in Seattle means I don’t often get over the Olympic Mountains. For whatever reason the stars aligned this spring and I not only did my first solo hike in the Olympics, but I also went on a killer camping trip to the Hoh Rainforest. We hiked the Hoh River Trail to the Happy Four Shelter campsite, about 6 miles, to spend the night sleeping … Continue reading Springtime in the Hoh Rainforest

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