Tag Archives: Cascade Mountains

Summits, Sunsets and Swanky Spas

Editor’s note: This post is part of a series themed to The Travel Effect, a national advocacy campaign created by the U.S. Travel Association.  Visit Seattle is committed to promoting the importance of travel and we remind our hard-working team … Continue reading

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland (with snowshoes)

  One of the beautiful things about being in Seattle during the winter is realizing that you are surrounded by snow-capped mountains in every direction and that a winter wonderland is yours to be had for as little as a … Continue reading

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Hiking in Heaven – The Enchantment Lakes

Let me tell you about a place so awe inspiring and dramatic you could be convinced that you’ve stepped out of this world and into the Promised Land. It was a hot summer day when I made my way from the … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier – One year later and she’s still there

It was not quite a year ago that I conquered a major personal goal and stood on the summit of Mount Rainier.  Just recently, I returned back to take an ever more leisurely trip to enjoy the mountain in an … Continue reading

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Seattleite Seeking Snow

Last Friday, the first snowflakes of the season fell in Seattle. It was March 22 – two days into spring. Our “snowstorm” lasted about ten minutes. Obviously, nothing stuck.

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