One of the world's largest private yachts docked at Pier 90 in Seattle this weekend after a $500,000 fuel-up. The German-made, 394-foot mega yacht (owned by 42-year old Russian billionaire banker Andrey Melnichenko and his wife) stopped in the Pacific Northwest after leaving Ketchikan, Alaska last week.
The days are starting to get a little shorter and the nights a little cooler. Fall officially starts on September 23rd, but you may already have pumpkin pie and fuzzy sweaters on your mind. Here are five of Washington’s best fall festivals.
We profiled $3.5 million Ram Island last week, but it wasn’t until this week that we took The Paraclete over to Trump Island, the more expensive of the two islands currently for sale in the San Juans.
Here are five unique (and sometimes a little strange) weekend destinations that take long enough to feel like you’ve really gotten away, but also leave plenty of time for exploring.
Is your honey's birthday coming up? What about a back to school gift? Nothing says 'I Love You' or 'I'm Proud of You' like a private island. Ram Island in the San Juans is for sale for $3.5 million with Kent Meeker Inc.
It’s one of the most stunning views in all of Washington: Hidden Lake Lookout. The retired fire observation station was built in 1931 and has spent the last thirty years or so as a destination for intrepid hikers and nature lovers.
There’s much more to Leavenworth than Christmas lights and snowflakes.
So far, summer in Seattle has brought us lots of hot days and clear skies: The perfect recipe for hiking. Watching (or swimming in) a waterfall is one of the best ways to end a hike, especially when it’s sweltering. Here are five of Washington’s most beautiful waterfall hikes to enjoy this summer.
Tucked on the corner of a wooded residential street, you've probably driven by Shafer Baillie Mansion Bed & Breakfast off Aloha many times, and just figured it was another Capitol Hill mansion.
AAA, the company perhaps best known for it’s roadside assistance and travel deals, is getting a makeover.
Forgo the long lines at the border and hop aboard the MV Coho in Port Angeles for a stress-free jaunt to see our neighbors up North.
Each year, thousands of kite enthusiasts head to Long Beach for the Washington State International Kite Festival. There’s beautiful scenery, lots of activities for kids, and some great restaurants for the adults.
Livability.com has compiled their 2014 Top 10 Small Towns list, and Port Angeles WA is number five. The list looks at cities with populations under 20,000 and compares them against 41 different data points.
Westport is the heart of the Washington Coast and has everything you can imagine in the way of a beach vacation town.
Summer in the Pacific Northwest brings a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. You can enjoy all that our beautiful region has to offer by taking road trips to summer food festivals.
We all know about the colorful tulips that takeover the Skagit Valley in spring, but did you know that every year around this time the color purple takes center stage throughout parts of the Pacific Northwest?
With still-standing cabins and plenty of artifacts, Monte Cristo is a great place to visit in the summer. Bring a lunch and soak in the history and fantastic views.
Just a short ferry ride away, Friday Harbor House, in the San Juan Islands, offers cozy rooms with a fireplace, an oversized jetted tub-for-two and more. Friday Harbor dining experience offers panoramic views of the San Juan Channel, ferry landing and marina at The Bluff Restaurant - Bar - Terrace.
Deception Pass is the straight that separates Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. It’s great for either a day trip, or a three-day weekend full of camping and hiking.
Once a thriving logging town, Leavenworth suffered and was nearly turned into a ghost town when the railroad re-routed in the 1920s. To save itself, the town decided on a redesign in the 1960s to resemble a Bavarian Village to attract tourists, and it worked!