Heritage Park

Heritage Park is located in Lynnwood. You will find Lynwood’s visitors center, Sno-Isle Genealogical Society Research Library, Heritage Resource Center, and Interurban Car 55 at this park. It’s a small park, but has some picnic tables and shaded areas on the lawn. The visitors center is located in the Wickers Building. This Tudor style building…

Discovery Park

There is so much to discover at Discovery Park located at 3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA. Take the 2.8 mile loop to check things out or zig zag yourself through the park on the nearly 12 miles of hiking trails. First thing to do is stop at the visitors center at the East parking…

Rick Steves & Edmonds

This town has a great little downtown area near the beach and ferry. One of my favorite places to visit in Edmonds is the Rick Steves store. This store not only has cool travel merchandise, it’s also a resource. They have a vast library of European travel books and maps you can consult for free….

Evergreen Arboretum & Legion Park

The Evergreen Arboretum is a gorgeous little secret.  It’s a beautiful three and half acre garden tucked away in Legion Park in Everett. The garden was established in 1963 and is known as Snohomish County’s “Treasure.” Enjoy the garden’s art collection as you take in your surroundings. The Arboretum has a wide variety of indigenous…

Space Traveling Cats

For a rainy day adventure visit Meowtropolitan and the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Company. Start your day at Meowtropolitan, a cat cafe. You can either view the kitties at play through the viewing window or for a small fee play with the cats while you enjoy a cup of joe. These are rescue cats and…

Ballard Locks

Who doesn’t love tug boats? This adventure is perfect for kids.  You can find everything from giant tug boats to elegant sail boats passing through the locks. Watch a ship as large as 760 feet long or a boat as small as a canoe pass through the Locks. Officially known as the Hiram M. Chittenden…

Fremont Urban Adventure

I’m probably the only person in this area who hasn’t done this adventure, but I decided to play tourist this week and spend some time in Fremont. To be honest I’ve never stopped in Fremont. I found that the easiest place to park to see it all is in the Brooks parking garage.  It was…