Here in the Pacific Northwest, we are pretty proud of our ‘hood.
A day trip out of Seattle can bring you to play among the jagged peaks of the Cascade Mountains, soak away your worries in natural hot springs, kayak waterways shared by orcas in the San Juan Islands, float along rivers where bald eagles feed on spawning salmon… the list goes on and on. And as much as I sound like the Travel Channel right now, I am not embellishing. It’s really that awesome.
If you are a visitor to Seattle, therefore, it’s a must for you to get out into nature and take in some of the sublimity. Locals, too, are required to make an active practice of enjoying and exalting our outdoor utopia.
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