The Jack’d Skimboards crew gives kids a treat every summer at Double Bluff Beach park in Freeland on Whidbey Island: the Jack’d Skim School. The camp entails two days of teaching for a couple hours each day, with experienced skimboarders providing guidance and tricks to all levels of kids. […]
Fort Ebey State Park offers a great spaghetti pile of interlocking forest trails through the Kettles that eventually take you to beautiful bluff-top vistas overlooking Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. There are trails for many interests and skill levels!
Port Angeles on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington provides a terrific jumping off point for many outdoorsy activities to do with kids of all ages. The city provides a good hub for lodging, food, and supplies, and the surrounding area has many options to visit for different people with […]
Grays Peak National Recreation Trail is a fun hike in the Arapaho National Forest of Colorado. After going up a rutted dirt road for miles, a stream-side trailhead leads to valley vistas and trails beyond to Gray’s Peak and Torreys Peak.
Westwater Canyon in Utah is a fun section of the Colorado River. Water conditions vary from mellow flat to significant white water rapids. Along the way, tall sheer cliff walls loom over the river, showing nature’s art through geology. Campsites are in pleasant, accessible locations and can be […]
The Hawaiian Chieftain is a 103 foot long gaff-rigged topsail ketch sailboat that travels far distances from its home port in Grays Harbor, Washington to educate and entertain. The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport runs it as a non-profit organization, mostly done by volunteer organizers and crew. And it […]