Tag Archives: Washington state

From Hill to Hill

By mid-August the smoke in western Montana had gotten bad enough we stopped hiking, which always means it’s time to go someplace else. Though it wasn’t much better to the West, we had reservations in Joseph, Oregon, so we steered … Continue reading

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Not Everybody…

…is cut out to run an RV park. Full-timers who’ve travel widely have seen their share of RV park managers and even owners who really should find another line of work.

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New Spot

After our nearly traumatic experience with the dogs on the beach in Port Townsend, we were ready to move. Out to Marrowstone Island we drove where we made Smitty’s our new spot. Staying here gave us time to spend more … Continue reading

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Sleeping By the Water

On every visit to Port Townsend, Washington, we talked about staying at the Port Hudson Marina RV park and in September 2015 we finally booked a week. Our site faced out onto the water, giving us a front seat to … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Blue Skies!

After spending the last three weeks of August (2015) amid the smoke from Montana and Idaho wildfires, we were thrilled to see blue skies ahead of us as we headed West. This same stretch of the interstate through central Washington … Continue reading

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Breaded

Our favorite thing about traveling is finding new places and discovering new things. Taking the back roads helps. Last August, heading East from the Pacific Coast where we’d spent a few weeks in Long Beach, Washington, we got off Interstate … Continue reading

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South Bend (No, Not Indiana…)

South Bend, Washington, doesn’t look like much on the map, and we might not have stopped here except we had some business to attend to there. Good thing, too, or we would have missed one of the most amazing experiences … Continue reading

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Packed Packwood

As we drove westward through Washington state this past July we were reminded of how varied this state is. With so much attention given to Seattle and the Olympic Peninsula, it’s easy to forget how much of the state is … Continue reading

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Hot Summer Nights

Mid-July, you’ll remember, was crazy hot. Everywhere. Except one place. The beach. To get there, we traversed the Lolo Pass marking the border between Montana and Idaho… …following Route 12 along the stunning Lochsa River (I finally found out how … Continue reading

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Not All Fun and Games

Every full-timer has heard it thousands of times: “Wow! I’d love to do what you’re doing! What fun!” Yep, it is. Except when it’s not. RV maintenance. Toad maintenance. Personal business. Errands. Medical appointments. So the best thing to do … Continue reading

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