Seattle’s Mountaineers club has a terrific, rustic lodge available for both members and non-members up by the Mt Baker ski area. The Mt Baker Lodge includes a dining hall, big kitchen, hang-out lounge, and dorm/bunk bed style sleeping accommodations. On the weekends, breakfast and dinner are even included, […]
The Plain Valley Nordic Ski Trails offer a fun and easy way to go cross-country skiing a half hour drive north of Leavenworth. Passes can be purchased at the famous Plain Hardware Store. The south end of the 14 mile trail starts right there out the front door […]
Lummi Island is a quiet, quaint little island on the east side of the San Juan Islands, northwest of Bellingham. Accessed by a frequently running small car ferry, it can be a relaxing winter hideaway or a summer low key vacation. For amenities, there are a few restaurants, […]
Alisdair Fraser and Natalie Haas came to Camp Casey in Coupeville on Whidbey Island to give a rousing round of Scottish music. Half of the concert was by the masters, and the other half included enthusiastic amateurs who had been learning in a workshop with Alisdair and Natalie. […]
The Ice Racing Championship Series came to Xfinity Arena in Everett, complete with round and rounds of motorcycles, ATVs, and trikes driven by riders of all ages and capabilities. Fast performers would be followed by classes with little kids. And those little kid rounds were fun with their […]
The Ebey’s Prairie Trail is a historic and picturesque trail that starts at inland bucolic farm land and ends at a beautiful bluff overlooking Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.
For a solid dose of local history, start at the Sunnyside Cemetery. This includes the graves of many early, famous […]