View of Mount Rainier from Gig Harbor, WA

10 Romantic Getaways You Must Take Your Sweetie in Washington State

Looking for kissable locales for romantic getaways to take your sweetie to in Washington State? When you envision this escape does it include a jetted tub with views of Possession Sound? Or maybe, a three-course gourmet meal with the sound of a crackling fire in the background? Perhaps, you’d rather have a wine tasting wine and then…

Alexander's Castle at Fort Worden.

Escape to a Castle by the Sea – Alexander’s Castle at Fort Worden in Port Townsend

This article originally appeared in The Crossing Guide. Alexander’s Castle three-story, rampart-edged brick tower strikes an impressive pose against a sapphire sky. Built in 1882, it is the oldest structure at Fort Worden in Port Townsend, WA, and from the view in its lofty tower, Admiralty Inlet gleams in the sunshine. This unique abode—a Victorian…

5 Travel Bloggers Share Their Favorite Washington Hikes & Happy Hours

Summer is here, and that means it is time to heed the call of the wild with some serious trail time and enjoy the sunny days with happy hours. Are you wondering what trails to hike, and where to go for the best food and drink? To answer those questions I’ve asked my fellow Washingtonian travel…

Five Reasons to Stay at Alexander’s Castle in Fort Worden, WA

Destinations with the word castle attached to them create images of lavish court dinners with royalty in attendance.  It’s a romantic vision for sure, and one that is mostly connected to Europe. So, when my editor suggested my next assignment be Alexander’s Castle at Fort Worden in historic Port Townsend I was intrigued. A castle in small town…