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
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.
There is a magical place in Seattle where freshwater meets the salty Salish Sea. It might stand as a reminder to integrate different parts of life for positive results. And it also is the scene of an ageold tale, since time immemorial. The Ballard Locks and adjacent Fish Ladder is a fascinating integration of engineering marvels facilitating travel, miracles of nature, and … [Read more...] about Ballard Locks Balance
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
This article inspires a visit to Bellevue Botanical Garden. It guides how to elevate your nature connection with this 53-acre greenspace in the heart of a Seattle area urban beehive. Eleven distinct zones of botanical goodness patch together -- inviting discovery that can go deeper than the magenta hues of Fuschia lining the main lawn. My life is all about nature. I take … [Read more...] about How to make a nature connection in Bellevue Botanical Garden