Featured image: Fisherman at Spectacle Lake, seven miles northwest of Tonasket, Washington, in Okanogan Country (photo credit: Okanagan County Tourism Council) Central Washington is a fisher's paradise for trout, bass, and walleye. It also has some of the best rivers in the state for sockeye, steelhead, and king salmon. And there are many options for … Continue reading Find that perfect fishing spot in Okanogan Country with this free guide
Featured image: Houseboats on Lake Union in Seattle (photo by lauramba, courtesy Pixabay) Seattle's floating homes community enjoy and embrace a unique lifestyle near the center of one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. It's a place where humans protect nature and both live in harmony. On September 9 from noon to 5 … Continue reading Tour houseboats on Seattle’s Lake Union in September
Featured image: Welcome sign near the Maine state border (photo by Money for Coffee, via Pixabay) Many states have towns named after foreign countries, but I've noticed the most so far in Maine. During drives there, I've passed small towns like Mexico, Denmark, Norway, and Peru. And that's just for starters. It's easy to assume … Continue reading Why does Maine have so many towns named after foreign countries?
Featured image: A beach in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on the tip of Cape Cod (photo by Mark Martins, courtesy Pixabay) Looking for some inexpensive ways to enjoy exploring Cape Cod this summer? Check out the Boston Globe's guide to 20 ideas, from food to shopping: 20 things to do for under $20 on Cape Cod
Featured image: Traffic on Third Avenue in downtown Seattle (photo credit: King County Metro) On August 20, 13 blocks of Third Avenue in downtown Seattle, from Stewart Street to just south of Yesler Way, began daily closures to car traffic from morning to night. This change is permanent. From 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily, … Continue reading Seattle’s Third Avenue now closed to car traffic during certain hours