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…

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…