Tag Archives: Washington

By Land or By Sea: The Best Dining on Whidbey Island

Whether you arrive by land over Deception Pass Bridge or by sea via ferry from Mukilteo or Port Townsend, Whidbey Island’s relaxed lifestyle and abundant,

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Camano Island: Bridge Over to a Pacific Northwest Island Experience

Camano Island, located just over an island north of Seattle and just east over the waters of Saratoga Passage from its better-known neighbro, Whidbey Island,

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Driving Mt. Rainier’s Scenic Loop

Washington’s Mt. Rainier, at 14,410 feet the state’s tallest mountain, is a marvelous destination any time of the year. You could take weeks to explore

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Alder Wood Bistro, Sequim, WA: Best Local Ingredients

There’s a bit of a wait at the Alder Wood Bistro, in Sequim, Washington, even on a weekday evening, and I can see why. It’s

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Red Caboose Getaway: Romance is in the Little Details

On Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, there’s a special “train” that doesn’t go anywhere, but it can transport you to wonderful places. The Red Caboose Getaway is

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Three Days in Sunny Sequim, WA


Sequim is pronounced, “SK-WIM.”
It’s located on the north end of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula.
Thanks to the “rain shadow” of the Olympic Mountains, it

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Blondie’s Plate: (Big) Small Plates, Huge Flavors, Sequim, WA

Blondie’s plate proprietor Kim McDougall was a “self-proclaimed professional diner” before she opened her own restaurant in the town Sequim on the North shore of

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Port Townsend’s Cider Route

Touring the Olympic Peninsula and visiting Port Townsend in pursuit of the best of area’s cideries makes a wonderful trip . One this trip, I

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Enjoying Hard Ciders in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

Beautiful weather and waterfront location in Port Townsend, Washington, and I’m there to sample and enjoy hard ciders at the Northwest Cider Association’s 4th Annual

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Escape to Favorite Yakima Valley Wineries

Yakima Valley, Washington, offers beautiful scenery, farms and food fins, and more than 75 vineyards. Kestrel Vinters and Milbrandt Vineyards were two of my favorite

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Treveri Cellars: Sparkling Wines From Washington’s Yakima Valley

Treveri Cellars produces delicious method traditionnelle sparkling wines made with Yakima Valley, Washington grapes. This sparkling wine house has a full line of high-quality, excellent

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Bale Breaker Brewing Company: Brewery on a Working Hops Farm

Beautiful Yakima Valley, Washington, just two and half hours from Seattle and three from Portland, has been a major fruit growing and agricultural area since

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