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Goldmyer Hot Springs

Goldmyer Hot Springs is a serene getaway tucked into the foothills of the Cascade mountains. Surprisingly, a visit to Goldmyer is just about an hour drive from Seattle. The hot springs are set in an old growth forest, surround by majestic Evergreen trees, some of which are over 900 years old. A powerful waterfall flows nearby. Ease your mind and help you forget about any to do list you’ve left at home. Continue reading to learn how to make a reservation…

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San Juan Islands

Things To Do On Orcas Island

If you like great food, reading, hiking, kayaking, whale watching, shopping, sailing camping, fishing, lounging on the beach or near a lake then Orcas is the vacation for you! Situated between the Salish Sea and the Strait of Georgia,…

Guide to hiking
Hiking

Guide to Hiking

A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking Hiking is such a great way to stay in shape, spend much more time outdoors and enjoy the freedom of being immersed in nature. If you’ve never been hiking before or you have very…

Travel

Exploring Marmot Pass

What is Marmot Pass? Marmot Pass is a beautiful portal into the inner Olympic Mountain Range, for the seasoned backpacker. If you like mountain views, wildflowers, wildlife, alpine lakes and/or summits then this hike needs to be added to…

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Autumn Home

Top 10 Fall Decor Ideas for Your Portland Home

Are you looking to turn your Portland home into a cozy fall oasis? It’s officially the start of the season and living in Portland means after September 21st, things really start to indeed feel like autumn. The leaves begin…