17 Search Results for "washington"

Hoh Rain Forest
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Hoh Rain Forest in Washington is Enchanting

The Hoh Rainforest, pronounced “Hoe”, earns its name from the ever-flowing Hoh River that carves its way from Mount Olympus towards the Pacific Coast. However, where the name originates, is up to some debate. The word “Hoh” undoubtedly comes from Native American languages; possibly the Quileute word “Ohalet” which means “fast-moving water” or “snow water.” […]

Kevin Costner
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Go on a Road Trip with Kevin Costner

You have heard people say “I could listen to them read the phonebook!” Ok, a millennial might not get that reference but Gen X’ers and previous generations know what I’m talking about. Well, your prayers have been answered! Kevin Costner is one of the storytellers on a new app called Autio (formerly HearHere). Have a […]

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Road-tripping? Here are 7 Must-See Destinations

Road-tripping this summer? These charming destinations from across the U.S.A. may not be on your radar but they will be after you have this read this… Solvang, California Solvang is a quaint city located in southern California’s Santa Ynez Valley. It’s known for its Danish-style architecture and many wineries. The Elverhøj Museum of History & […]

bike path
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Old Railroad Routes Revamped into a Cross-Country Bike Path

Add this adventure to your travel list! The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is working away on a 4000-mile bike path that will allow cyclists to travel from coast-to-coast; Washington D.C. to Washington State! They are over a year into the project and it is expected to take several more to complete. RTC has committed more than […]

ultimate US road trip
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This Could Be The Ultimate US Road Trip!

We have been stuck indoors far too long. And the moment the protocols were lifted, all hell broke loose across the US. Instead of flattening the curve, the numbers have escalated. I know, people need to get out because cabin fever is really setting in. This map by Dr. Randy Olson devised an optimal route to embark on […]

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$20K to Hike the Appalachian Trail in 2021 + Beer!

You’re probably asking yourself, “am I reading this correctly?” We don’t blame you, we thought so too. It sounds too good to be true – ‘get paid $20K to hike the Appalachian Trail!’ Prominently listed on their website, the Devils Backbone Brewing Company in Virginia is actively seeking a “Chief Hiking Officer (CHO).” They have […]

Travel Guide
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Virginia Guide: Virginia is for Lovers

  EAT Food has always been at the center of Virginia hospitality – but the reputation as a food destination has taken on new dimensions in recent years with big-time news outlets telling the world that Virginia is the place for culinary travel. Esquire Magazine named Virginia the Food Region of 2014 and is but […]

Travel Guide
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Philadelphia Guide: A City of Brotherly Love

Philadelphia is known for its remarkable entertainment options, iconic sites, indie shops, dining hotspots and cultural offerings throughout its diverse neighborhoods. It is the second-largest city on the East Coast and sixth largest in the United States. Philadelphia provides its tourists with a chance to become immersed in its rich history or to make their […]

Travel Guide
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: The Battlefield and Beyond

Gettysburg is a town with as much charm as history. For those who are interested in the home of the American Civil War’s bloodiest battle, Gettysburg offers ample opportunities to get up close and personal with the battle, the effects of the war and the remnants of it that remain to this day. While the […]

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5 Places Around The Globe Where Music Will Inspire And Excite You

Music is the language of the soul. When we travel, we open doors to worlds of new sights and sounds. Around the globe, music is uniting travelers and locals alike. From the streets of downtown Memphis to the hot streets of Havana, Cuba, people are bringing happiness and creativity to each other. Ready to get […]

Travel Guide
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The San Juan Islands: Inspiration for the Senses

The San Juan archipelago in Washington State is nestled between three great cities – Seattle, Vancouver B.C., and Victoria B.C., and is surrounded by the Salish Sea. Of the 172 named islands in the San Juans, three of them – Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan – have accommodations, attractions, and amenities for visitors. The islands […]

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The Top 7 Things To Experience In Cincinnati

Cincinnati is an exciting place full of great food, cold beer, unique history, and terrific adventure. I spent a weekend in Cincinnati and discovered the top things you must experience while visiting. Staying at the luxurious 21C Museum Hotel is a wonderful experience. The hotel owners have an outstanding art collection that they send revolving […]