Tag: Road trip

Come along for a Drive on the Chinook Scenic Byway

I have to admit we live in a beautiful part of the country. So even though our travel has been limited by the pandemic we’re still able to visit many scenic destinations nearby. Recently that meant a drive on the Chinook Scenic Byway. They…

Dreaming of a Road Trip

I hope there’s a road trip in my future this spring. I don’t know what the rules will be. We’d take our little trailer on lonely highways through wide open spaces with sunsets like this and practice social distancing. ~ Susanne

Let’s Go Visit the Daffodils!

At least virtually!  It was a year ago that we went to see the daffodils in bloom in Skagit Valley, the first time ever, though I’ve lived in Washington my whole life! We made the journey 60 miles north of Seattle to Roozengaarde, which…

Three Port Towns – Two Days!

Yes, it can be done!  Quite easily in fact if you live in Seattle.  We were looking for a quick getaway and decided on Port Townsend,  a charming Victorian seaport on the Olympic Peninsula. We headed north to Edmonds to take the ferry to…

Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls

Whatever time you spend at the Columbia Gorge will not be enough; you will wish for more and plan future visits even as you are leaving. According to the visitcolumbiarivergorge website, “Just taking a drive through the Columbia River Gorge is an experience in…

Dreaming of the Road to Hana

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
Not Hana, but the Road to Hana, a narrow, winding, white-knuckle drive through tropical forest, over one lane bridges, with dramatic views of waterfalls and the Pacific Ocean. Yes, this is the ultimate road trip…

A Trip Through Grand Coulee Country

You’ve no doubt heard of the Dam – the largest hydropower producer in the United States and one of the largest concrete structures in the world. But there’s more to Grand Coulee than the Dam. “Appropriate as the word grand is for the dam,…

Scenes from the Oregon Coast – Yachats, Devil’s Churn and Face Rock

I promised I’d be back with the second half of our trip down the Oregon Coast but I’m afraid it will have to be the middle third instead, as there’s too much more to tell! (Here’s the first part of the story in cased…

Highlights from the Oregon Coast!

It was a rainy trip down to the Redwoods those three days spent on the Oregon Coast.   Though it had been sunny and dry all month, the forecast changed the week we were to leave. Whatever.  We packed raincoats and umbrellas  and headed…

Walking Midst the Tallest Trees on Earth

I’m talking about the Redwoods of course! We recently returned from a trip to Northern California, home to the Coast Redwoods – and my oh my – those are SOME TREES! The drive there was magnificent too, south on Hwy 101 along the beautiful…

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