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 on thecrossingguide.com. 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 American-made castle—is my…

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…