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…

10 Favorite Stays of 2016

10 Favorite Stays of 2016

This year my small town stays had me staying at unusual and luxurious accommodations. I glamped in Washington State’s fourth largest State Park, basked in luxury at the edge of the Atlantic, and got my history fix in an 1882 castle. To recap, here’s a list of my 10 favorite stays of 2016. Disclosure: You can help support my small…

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…