Category Archives: Things To Do

Giddy up to Winthrop

You know how there’s always a place close by that you’ve never been to? A place so close that that it’s embarrassing to tell people you’ve never been there? For me, this place is Winthrop. In the 10 years that … Continue reading

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5 Family-Friendly Holiday Activities in Seattle

Expedia Viewfinder partnered with Visit Seattle to highlight some family activities in Emerald City to check out this holiday season.  The Space Needle illuminates the skyline, lights twinkle upon the water of Puget Sound, and the snow-packed peaks of Mt. … Continue reading

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Underground Ghost Hunting

Years ago, before careers, kids and mortgages, I used to go on road trip adventures.  One memorable road trip we drove through central Oregon, stopping in old ghost towns to explore abandoned churches, school houses and the occasional single family … Continue reading

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All Aboard: A Father and Daughter Ride the Rails to Discover Vancouver, B.C.

If you’ve never traveled by train, you really must give it a whirl. My twelve-year-old daughter, Aliyah, and I had the chance to “ride the rails” last weekend courtesy of Amtrak. We traveled from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C. via Amtrak’s … Continue reading

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2 Days In The Islands

As a lifelong Seattle area resident, foodie, and citywide concierge, I am a little ashamed to admit that, until recently, I had never been to the San Juan Islands. So, when given the chance through our amazing Travel Effect program, … Continue reading

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