33 Perfect Things to Do on the Olympic Peninsula: Bucket List & Beyond!

Washington - Olympic Peninsula - Olympic National Park - Stephanie Craig on the Marymere Falls Trail

Planning an Olympic Peninsula vacation, road trip, or weekend getaway? This area of Washington is blessed with an embarrassment of riches, so you can’t ever run out of Olympic Peninsula activities and fun! From a UNESCO World Heritage Site that doubles as a US National Park to famous filming locations to the lavender capital of … Read more

The 17 National Parks in Washington State: How & Why to See Each One!

Washington - Olympic Peninsula - Olympic National Park - Stephanie Craig in front of the Olympic National Park Sign

I’m obsessed with visiting US national parks, so when I got the chance to visit some of the national parks in Washington state last month – I jumped at the chance! This list is for anyone looking for a complete list of Washington national parks and National Parks Service sites. Below, I list all of … Read more

27 Blissful Things to Do in Poulsbo + Tips to Visit Poulsbo, Washington’s Little Norway on the Fjord

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Are you planning a trip to Poulsbo and looking for the best things to do? This charming small town on Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula is famous for its natural beauty, Scandinavian heritage, and maritime culture. Today, when you visit Poulsbo, you’ll find a ton of history to explore, but that’s not all! You might be surprised … Read more

17 Things to Know about Hurricane Ridge Road in Olympic National Park: Best Viewpoints + Travel Tips!

Washington - Olympic Peninsula - Olympic National Park - Olympic Mountains Stephanie Craig Selfie in Olympic National Park

There are a few genuinely great scenic drives tucked away inside US national parks, and Hurricane Ridge Road is one of them. Here’s what you need to know to plan your drive on Hurricane Ridge Road and back, including amenities, the best viewpoints, and ideas for things to do! Good to Know: Hurricane Ridge Road … Read more

The 7 Most Beautiful West Coast Lighthouses & How to Visit Them!

Yaquina Head Lighthouse with beautiful sunset

Do you love lighthouses? These architectural gems have guided sailors home, saved thousands of lives, and served as inspiration for countless visitors. And while the Pacific coast of North America is dotted with them, these are the best West Coast lighthouses to add to your Canada and USA bucket list!  Can’t read now? Pin for … Read more