Winter in Suncadia Resort, Washington State

It may have a name synonymous with summer, but Washington State’s Suncadia Resort is just as vibrant and alive in winter. It’s a huge resort, covering around 6,000 acres and caters for an equally vast number of family activities. You … Continue reading

Winter Wanderings in Washington’s Kettle Range

Named after the roiling falls near where the Kettle River enters the Columbia River, eastern Washington’s Kettle Range is deceptively mellow. Although this range in the far northeast corner of the state features a half-dozen of eastern Washington’s highest peaks, … Continue reading

Mount St. Helens: One of Washington State’s Crown Jewels

Travel 96 miles south of Seattle, and in the Western half of the Cascades, you’ll encounter a wounded giant. With its name derived from a British Diplomat, Mount St. Helens is a peak which once had a summit of perfect … Continue reading

The San Juan Islands: Hopping Around the Archipelago

The San Juan Islands, clustered in the Salish Sea between Vancouver Island and Washington State, have naturally developed over countless years, tranquil coves, stunning views, unspoilt landscapes and sheer “get away from it all” retreats. Mainland visitors, who become converts, … Continue reading

Hanford Reach, the Monument, the River and the Region

With the snowshoeing close season fast approaching, the opportunities to get out and about and simply hike and explore are still so out there. One such area well worth uncovering is The Hanford Reach in the eastern half of Washington … Continue reading