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CAR CAMPING NORTHWERN WASHINGTON

CAR CAMPING NORTHWERN WASHINGTON

Port Townsend I have family in Tacoma, WA, so we left this morning with advice from a friend that to head towards northern Washington we should cut through the islands and bridges – heading towards Port Townsend. Apparently, driving this way from Tacoma, there are […]

Free Seattle Spots to Explore

Free Seattle Spots to Explore

Big cities are what we usually avoid while car camping.  Too many people, too much traffic, usually nowhere to sleep for free, and most things to do there include spending money.   But of course when you are in a new state exploring, we got to […]

TACOMA, WA – The less famous sibling that is actually really cool

TACOMA, WA – The less famous sibling that is actually really cool

When thinking of how to describe Tacoma, this is the first thought that came to my brain.  Everyone is always talking about Seattle in Washington. “Have you been to Seattle?” “Oh, you gotta check out Seattle!” “You’re going to Washington?  Seattle is so cool. You […]

THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE – Car Camping WA & OR

THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE – Car Camping WA & OR

Granted, I’m not much a geography person, but I had no clue until this year that a huge chunk of the Oregon and Washington border is the Columbia River Gorge. It is known for all it’s waterfalls – yay more waterfalls! On the Oregon side, […]

PORTLAND, OR – Food Truck Mecca

PORTLAND, OR – Food Truck Mecca

Visiting a city while on a budget is hard, but you can always find cool things that don’t cost money! I’ll admit, my only impression of Portland, Oregon, before going there was whatever I had seen from random episodes of Portlandia.  I expected hipsters and […]

HIKING OREGON – Trail of Ten Falls

HIKING OREGON – Trail of Ten Falls

When doing research for the best hikes in Oregon, I heard of this one and immediately wanted to do it.  You can find the trailhead in Silver Falls State Park. We actually got to Silver Falls State Park the night before we did the hike […]

Why Bend is Rad

Why Bend is Rad

After leaving Umqua, we went east to check out Bend, Oregon. Both of us had heard really good things and wanted to see what the craze was about.  We understood after our short 3 days of being there.   1. The city of Bend is […]

HIKING OREGON – Diamond Lake & Umqua National Forest

HIKING OREGON – Diamond Lake & Umqua National Forest

“The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.” JOSEPH CAMPBELL When we left Mount Shasta (see our trip highlights here!) in January 2019 to head to Oregon, we wanted to see Crater Lake National […]

CAR CAMPING the PACIFIC NORTHWEST 

CAR CAMPING the PACIFIC NORTHWEST 

(cheap and on the fly) “DO IT OR DON’T. It’s amazing how many things in life are that easy.” – HENRY ROLLINS My boyfriend and I decided to try and travel the Pacific Northwest back in the summer of 2018, but didn’t really know how […]

Car Camping Mount Shasta

Car Camping Mount Shasta

 We often struggle to find out purpose, but maybe it’s as simple as doing what you love over and over again. We started our Pacific Northwest trip by heading to Mount Shasta!  Car camping in this area was actually super easy because of the amazing […]