ft. 19 beautiful places & adrenaline rushes that I recommend to anyone who lives in Washington (or a peripheral state) or is visiting🌲
  1. Hang at Second Beach
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    It's absurdly beautiful, especially during sunrise or sunset
  2. Hike to Blanca Lake & take a swim
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    Insanely beautiful and legitimately worth every moment of the 8 miles it takes to get there
  3. Take a trip to Vance Creek Bridge
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    This is technically trespassing but after you climb a fence it's a short walk & it's incredible so yolo
  4. (Part 2 bc it's crazy as hell, can y'all appreciate this?!?)
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  5. Camp out for a few nights in the San Juan islands
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    My favorites are Orcas Island and Lopez Island- you'll probably see some orcas which is always cool!
  6. Hiking Bridal Veil Falls
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    what's better than cooling off in a waterfall? Oh yeah, nothing.
  7. Road trip to Vancouver
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    That's right, I'm legal there bitches🍸🍷🍹
  8. & then Victoria
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    Such a charming city!! It puts grungy Seattle to shame (we're still dope tho)
  9. While we're there, hit up Butchart Gardens
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    I always feel like a character in a fairytale here- very whimsical
  10. Day trip to Portland
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    Mostly bc it's been way too long since I've been to Powell's Books & exploring cities that you don't see enough of is THE BEST
  11. Go camping w/ friends in Salmon la Sac
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    The river is perfect and it's secluded enough that we can spread out & not worry about getting caught by a Park Ranger w/ alcohol
  12. Watch the sun set & rise from Gasworks Park
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  13. Kayaking on Lake Union
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    one of my favorite areas of Seattle by far
  14. Paddleboarding on Green Lake
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    serene + a good workout!!
  15. Hike Rattlesnake Ledge
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    It's fun to sit on that rock and scare your whole family
  16. Soak in the Hot Spring at Ohanapecosh, at the base of Mt. Rainier.
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  17. Hike Mount Si
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    Good amount of difficulty + it's conveniently located near the best little burger & shake shop
  18. Hang-gliding at Poo Poo Point
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    don't say it
  19. Go to San Francisco
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    it's been a few years too many (not going to try to explain why San Francisco is cool, you guys get it)
  20. Cliff dive at Eagle Falls
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    Lots of good places so you can pick a height you're comfortable with. How courteous, Eagle Falls
  21. Cheers to a mostly-outdoors summer🍾