Hidden Gems in Olympic National Park

In 1937, President Theodore Roosevelt toured the Olympic Peninsula in northwestern Washington. He took in the area’s towering trees, its glaciated mountains, its wild and pristine coastal stretches. Roosevelt spent a night on Lake Crescent, where blue, nitrogen-free water sparkles with unmatched clarity. The following year,...

Bowl and Pitcher, Riverside State Park

Fall Hikes in Eastern Washington

As the fall season approaches Seattle with its wet weather and dreary clouds, consider crossing over the Cascade Mountain passes to unveil a diverse landscape vastly different than the lush Peninsula.  Often more sunny and dry, these high desert plateaus stretch beyond the eye with geological...

5 Can’t Miss Hikes Near Vancouver, BC

Like Seattle, Portland and other great Northwest cities, Vancouver, B.C., is a gem of a city surrounded by natural beauty. As such, it’s easy to dash out for day hike almost anytime throughout the year. And because the nearby nature is so stunning, it’s not hard...