Author: kwachtel90

Wenatchee Valley Brewing Co

Wenatchee Valley Brewing Co

Cheers to the weekend! When I first started this website, I knew I wanted to use it to showcase all the great local places you can find all over the PNW. When I travel anywhere, Yelp is my very best friend! I’m all about avoiding […]

Arlberg Sports: Renting Bikes

Arlberg Sports: Renting Bikes

A couple weekends ago I got to cross “rent bikes” of my local to-do list. I used to ride bikes all the time when I was a little girl, but I haven’t been back on one for years and years. M and I have a friend who […]

Thunder Knob Trail at Diablo Lake

Thunder Knob Trail at Diablo Lake

Lake Diablo has been on my must-see list for a long time. Located right off of the North Cascades Highway, I knew if I wanted to see it this year, I would have to act fast. Snow’s coming, and eventually the unbelievably scenic highway will […]

Apple Picking in the Wenatchee Valley

Apple Picking in the Wenatchee Valley

Where: Stutzman Ranch, Wenatchee, WA When: September 2016 What: Apple-Picking! How Much: $5 minimum per person It’s September which means it’s apple season! The Wenatchee Valley is commonly referred to as the apple capital of the world. Is there really a better place you could go […]

Day Hike: Eightmile Lake

Day Hike: Eightmile Lake

Hike Stats: Where: Central Cascades, near Leavenworth, WA When I hiked it: August 2013 Length: 6.6 miles roundtrip Cost: You will need a Northwest Forest Pass, which is just $5 for the day. They can be bought here. Hike Highlights: I tend to prefer hikes in […]

Paddle Boarding on Lake Chelan

Paddle Boarding on Lake Chelan

Where:  Lake Chelan, WA When: Summer What: Paddle Boarding How Much: $50 for 4 hours, rented from LakeRider Sports Lake Chelan is Washington’s own little piece of paradise. I’ve grown up spending many summer days by the lake, but I’m still mesmerized by its beauty every time […]