Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru coming to three locations in Washington and Idaho in September

A life-size dinosaur at the Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru Photos by Cheryl Landes The Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru is coming to Central and Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho starting Thursday, September 9. The drive-through event features more than 60 life-size dinosaurs that move, walk, and breathe. The locations and dates are: Yakima Valley SunDome at State Fair … Continue reading Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru coming to three locations in Washington and Idaho in September

Dozer Day returns in 2021 as a drive-through event in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City

After a year's break due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, Dozer Day is back this year with a drive-through event at six locations in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City. The drive-through event is designed to ensure families' health and safety while immersing them in a real-life construction experience. During the experience, you'll drive … Continue reading Dozer Day returns in 2021 as a drive-through event in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City

Watch bald eagles on a Lake Coeur d’Alene cruise

A bald eagle perched on a pine branch overlooking Lake Coeur d'Alene in northern Idaho (photo by Cheryl Landes) Every year in December and early January, hundreds of bald eagles stop at Lake Coeur d'Alene in northern Idaho during their migration to Alaska for the summer. They congregate at Wolf Lodge Bay at the north … Continue reading Watch bald eagles on a Lake Coeur d’Alene cruise

Looking for holiday light displays? Check out these maps.

A starry globe shining Christmas cheer at Nature's Coastal Holiday at Azalea Park in Brookings, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) In 2015, Pacific NW Christmas Lights began maintaining a map of the best Christmas light displays in the Northwest, and they're still going strong. They pinpoint every location on a Google map with a description … Continue reading Looking for holiday light displays? Check out these maps.

Find lots of Halloween experiences on the West Coast and in Western Canada on one map

Image by Andreas Lischka from Pixabay Are you on the West Coast or in Western Canada and want to find a variety of freaky, fun, frightful experiences for Halloween? Launch the Northwest Haunters Association website and click or tap the Haunt Map button at the top of the page. The map shows haunted houses and … Continue reading Find lots of Halloween experiences on the West Coast and in Western Canada on one map

Armchair photo tours: Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve near Arco, Idaho

Photos by Cheryl Landes The Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve near Arco, Idaho, is a surreal landscape of black lava rock, cinder cones, and gray sagebrush. The rock and cinder cones are the remnants of a volcanic eruption more than 2,000 years ago. You can see many signs of the aftermath on a … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve near Arco, Idaho