Tag: Travel

Fall Color at Stevens Pass and Tumwater Canyon

Earlier this week we took a little road trip to Wenatchee to celebrate our 39th Anniversary. Yes, it’s been a wonderful THIRTY-NINE YEARS, a funny number that begs to usher in FORTY! We went via Highway 2 to see some of the best fall… Continue Reading “Fall Color at Stevens Pass and Tumwater Canyon”

On a Ferry from Bremerton – the Ride’s the Thing

While it’s true that Washington State Ferries – the largest ferry system in the USA – provide much needed transportation on Puget Sound – sometimes the ride’s the thing. We drove to Bremerton over the weekend to look at a camper (don’t laugh but… Continue Reading “On a Ferry from Bremerton – the Ride’s the Thing”

A Drive Through Grand Teton National Park

No trip to Yellowstone is complete without a visit to the Grand Tetons even if it’s only a drive-thru as it was for us. After five days in Yellowstone National Park, we left through the south entrance and followed the Lewis River and were… Continue Reading “A Drive Through Grand Teton National Park”

Scenes from Nevada City, Ghost Town of the Old West

On our recent trip to Yellowstone we took the road less traveled to visit the ghost town of Nevada City. We left Missoula, passed through Butte then turned south onto country roads lined with arrowleaf balsamroot. There was not another soul in sight for… Continue Reading “Scenes from Nevada City, Ghost Town of the Old West”

A Look Back at Benji and the Fair

The State Fair in Puyallup is up and running this year albeit with safety precautions in place – masks worn inside and out. We went on a rainy day last week and it was a different experience, but the same in many ways. We… Continue Reading “A Look Back at Benji and the Fair”

Yellowstone in Color

What can I say about Yellowstone National Park that hasn’t been said before? That I was thrilled to make another trip – our 7th, but who’s counting? – and it was the best yet! We were desperate to travel and a road trip to… Continue Reading “Yellowstone in Color”

Jumping into the Snake River Canyon!

No not us. We spent the night in Twin Falls, Idaho on our way home from Yellowstone. After dinner at Elevation 486 – a restaurant overlooking the Snake River Canyon – we went outside and got to talking with a local. What else should… Continue Reading “Jumping into the Snake River Canyon!”

Postcards from Yellowstone

We’ve been on an amazing road trip for the past week and I can’t resist sharing two of my favorite places in Yellowstone National Park with you! Grand Prismatic Spring Last time we were in Yellowstone we took a boardwalk to see the massive hot… Continue Reading “Postcards from Yellowstone”

Hurricane Ridge – A look at the Olympic Mountains

I’ve showed you many pictures from our various travels in Olympic National Park – the forests – the lakes and the rugged beaches – all are wonderful. But I haven’t showed you much of Hurricane Ridge even though it’s probably the most visited place… Continue Reading “Hurricane Ridge – A look at the Olympic Mountains”

A Wow Hike on the Flanks of Mt. Rainier

Of all the hikes I’ve done on Mt. Rainier – and there have been many I’m a local after all – this was the best – the Golden Gate and Skyline Trails on the flanks of the mountain! It was a perfect day for… Continue Reading “A Wow Hike on the Flanks of Mt. Rainier”

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