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Best Road Trip Adventures July 20 – 22

From berries to blues, fairs to ’50s sock hops and lots more in between, there’s no slowing down when it comes to Summertime fun in WA! Here are some of our favorite adventures this weekend.

07/16/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA July 13 – 15

Ready to get out of town this weekend? Whether it’s noshing, sailing, aviation, garden touring, art festivals, or beer and wine tasting (did we mention noshing?), there’s plenty to do in Washington state!

07/10/2012

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A Tour Of America‚Äôs Roadside Attractions – Part 1

Starting on the Pacific and heading east, check out part one of our state-to-state guide to America’s roadside attractions!

07/09/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA July 6 – 8

The Fourth may be over by Saturday, but summer fun has just begun! Head to more firework displays, festivals, art shows, marketplaces and farmland excitement for you and the kids! It’s all just a car ride away.

07/03/2012

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Guide to NW Lavender Festivals

The Northwest has the ideal climate for growing lavender. This versatile, sweet smelling herb can be used for flower arrangements, cooking, perfumes, oils, and teas. It is a hardy NW plant that comes in many varieties and attracts butterflies to the garden. Hop in the car and celebrate lavender at one of these long standing festivals!

07/02/2012

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Guide to Unique Animal Parks in WA

Headed out of town and want to take in a little nature? Here are some interesting and unique animal parks where you and your kids can see animals up close that you might not see anywhere else.

06/27/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trip Adventures June 29 – July 1

Want to get out of town this weekend? Whether it’s a drive to see gorgeous NW gardens, or sand sculptures or 3-on-3 basketball, here are some events worth the drive.

06/26/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA June 22 – 24

From Blues and Brews to garden tours, car and art shows and a motorcycle rally, there are plenty of reasons to hit the road and see what the rest of WA has to offer!

06/19/2012

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Best Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors in WA

If you’re taking a road trip this summer, it’s never a bad idea to stop for ice cream. And why not take the kids on a trip down memory lane by swinging into an old-fashioned ice cream parlor? Many of these establishments not only serve up sundaes and floats, but they also have local, organic ingredients, homemade treats and wifi! Here are some of our favorites.

06/07/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA June 8 – 10

Strawberries, Prospectors, the Wenatchee River and Flag Day…. all reasons for a weekend filled with festivals and celebrations! Hop in the car and head out of Seattle to catch one or more of these great events.

06/05/2012

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