This wonderland we call the Pacific Northwest is a region with vast beauty and variety encompassing two countries and several states -- depending upon who you ask. Regardless of semantics and despite the political border, we blend commerce, history, spectacular natural beauty, and fantastic itineraries for visitors -- whether you're returning or exploring for the first time. … [Read more...] about Seattle to Vancouver drive — 20 road trip things to do
Rail enthusiasts and sightseers are in for a treat on the train from Seattle to Vancouver. Amtrak Cascades' service covers some of the best views of the Salish Sea, framed in the Olympic Mountains and the beautiful fertile Skagit Valley, with Mt. Baker rising in the background among the Cascade Mountains. Taking the train can be an excellent way to get between Seattle and … [Read more...] about How to train from Seattle to Vancouver
The wet season in Seattle can feel oppressive. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest and connecting with nature from an early age, I enjoy the healing and well-being that comes from forest bathing – rain or shine. But sometimes, this glee for mud puddles and wet cedar branches feels unique. Now you might be looking outside your window, watching vast droplets of … [Read more...] about Where to enjoy Seattle forest bathing in the rain
There is plenty of information about Ravenna Park, but not as much about how to make an authentic nature connection with this iconic Seattle wilderness. Mature 100-year-old trees fill a dramatic ravine that awaits your exploration in ways that can help you genuinely rediscover the life energy around you. This curated Mystic Nature Experience offers you my favorite magical … [Read more...] about How to make a nature connection in Seattle’s Ravenna Park.
This article inspires a visit to Ballard Locks Fish Ladder. It guides how to elevate your nature connection with this fascinating exhibit of nature's magic. Salmon swimming home to their ancestral birthplace is highlighted on my list of 25 best outdoor things to do in the Fall in Seattle. But this article will give you more detail on ways to engage with Mother Earth's … [Read more...] about Ballard Locks Fish Ladder — how to discover nature’s magic