One of the best ways to get to know a city and truly feel its beat is to take a walking tour. In Seattle in particular, there are a number of interesting on-foot options. This is especially true for those interested in food and history. To help you plan your trip, here is a guide […]
Seattle is a city that knows how to eat, so when it comes to sinking your teeth into the Emerald City, why reinvent the wheel? Instead, I left my stomach in the hands of the experts on a Gourmet Seattle Walking Tour, and they didn’t disappoint.
Looking for a cultural experience in Seattle? Visiting the Tillicum Village, located across the Puget Sound in Blake Island State Park on Blake Island, the birthplace of the famed Chief Seattle, is a great option. Here, you’ll learn about Native American culture through traditional architecture, tribal performances, storytelling, a time-honored meal and Native arts and crafts.
Taking place each summer — this year’s is August 22-24, 2014 — the Seattle International Beerfest (SIB) is a fun, booze-filled festival worth visiting. The focus of the event is rare and exotic brews, allowing you to go beyond Bud and Coors and savor craft beers you’ve likely never tried before. Not only is it the quality of the beers that draws visitors, but the amount: 200 different choices from 16 different countries.
Driving from Seattle towards Walla Walla, you cut diagonally across Washington State, through the drizzly Cascade Mountains, before slicing through great expanses of dusty farmland. Your route may also take you past the desolate Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge hugging the lonely, wide gash of the Columbia River.
For those who enjoy dressing up, learning about history, or just want to experience an important cultural event, the Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire is a treat. Taking place at Kelley Farm in Bonney Lake, Washington, on the first three weekends in August each year, you’ll find both staff and attendees don Renaissance-period clothing and dress […]