From the waters of Puget Sound to the forest of the Cascades and the backwoods of Snohomish County, a new adventure awaits at every turn just a few miles out of Seattle. If it’s got to be a staycation, it should be one with an enjoyable drive, not just an exciting destination. Meander through Seattle’s scenic countryside and make a pit stop or two on the city’s most stunning drives.
If you are looking to celebrate Rover’s birthday, or just want some local, organic and natural treats for your pet, we’ve found some great places in Seattle that put four-legged friends first!
Spring is a great time in Puget Sound – the 2012 seasonal farmers markets begin to open! Check out these neighborhood markets that are opening in April and May!
Since 2008, Washington has allowed small-scale distillers to sell and offer samples of their spirits if at least half the ingredients were sourced in WA. Now with I-1183, beginning March 1, Washington’s small distilleries are able to self-distribute to local restaurants and bars. The Seattle area is filled with great distilleries. Here are some of our favorites.
Put some fun in your ‘staycation’ and head out to one of these weekend activities. From celebrating Brazilian culture, to fairs, festivals and fireworks, there’s something for everyone!
Gov. Christine Gregoire proclaimed August 7 – 13 Farmers Market Week in Washington! And there are some special events going on at participating markets. It’s time to shop, support our local farmers, and get some delicious produce!
It’s a gardener’s paradise, July 8-10, during the 23rd annual Bainbridge in Bloom garden tour. An art auction, evening dinner party, and bus or bike tour around the island will cultivate your love of Northwest nature.
A Bainbridge Island man is doing his part to be green, and help children around the world have fun.
Washington wine production is only second to California, according to a recent Wine Spectator article. And with a bumper crop of Washington grapes, this Spring our state is turning out some beautiful reds and whites. This weekend, you have a chance to taste from Washington’s premiere wineries on both sides of the mountains.