Category: U.S.

Seattle Aquarium: The Story and Experience

One of the best attractions on the Seattle waterfront is the Seattle Aquarium. This museum offers an educational and interactive experience for children and adults. In addition, it can be a great place to visit when the weather is bad or you just want a break from a hot day. The Story of the Seattle…
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Velkommen to Poulsbo, Washington

One of the iconic symbols of Seattle is the ferries in downtown. They are very inexpensive to ride (if you are walking over), and it is a fun way to see parts of the Seattle area that you wouldn’t normally. One of those parts is a popular destination: Poulsbo, Washington, which is west of Seattle…
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Reign Over the Sky in the Seattle Space Needle

When you think of Seattle, the Space Needle is usually what comes to mind so our trip to Seattle wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Space Needle. The funny thing is that we lived in this area about 20 years ago for 3 years and never actually went up it. So this trip…
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Revere in the Vivid Colors of the Chihuly Glass Museum

I really can’t think of anything more beautiful the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum in Seattle, Washington. However I didn’t know much about it before my trip. I can honestly say that I went there just because I had a free ticket through the CityPass. Swimming with the Fish in the Sealife Room When I…
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What to Do and See in Pike Place Market

No trip to Seattle is complete without a trip to Pike Place Market. This market is a central part of the downtown sites and serve as a great place to pick up seafood, flowers or other local wares and souvenirs. There are also fantastic bakeries, cheese shops, coffee, and other markets selling fresh food. What…
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The Really Weird Side of Seattle

Seattle is an amazing place to visit – the architecture, the water views, Mount Rainier (when you can see it), but it will always hold a special place in my heart for the absolute weirdness. Here are a few of the weird attractions I visited in Seattle, but believe me, there are so many more.…
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Hike 5 Beautiful Miles That Will Leave You Breathless

We had heard about the trails at Harpers Ferry, WV, and always wanted to go there so when we saw the weather hitting 70 degrees in March and no rain, we knew this was the perfect day to go. For anyone wanting to do this trail, we would recommend wearing hiking boots, taking a lunch,…
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7 Things to Do on a Fun Afternoon in Georgetown

One of my favorite neighborhoods in Washington, DC is Georgetown. There is so much to see and do, and we always have fun afternoon when we go there. There is good food, spooky things, great shopping and more I have listed my favorite seven things to do during an afternoon visit (in both warm and…
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Spend an Awe-inspiring Cold Afternoon in the Library of Congress

One of the sites on our bucket list of living near Washington, DC that we have not been able to check off is the Library of Congress. I am not sure why we haven’t been there yet, but it keep falling off of our list. One a very cold day in March, we decided to…
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Frederick, Maryland: A Wonderful Day Trip from DC

Having a rare free weekend day that was actually sunny in the winter, we wanted to just go for a drive somewhere interesting with a lot to see. After some research, we decided on Frederick, Maryland area since it was within an hour drive and seemed to have a lot of charm with covered bridges,…
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