A couple snorkeling in the USA.

Small Towns in the USA Perfect for Snorkeling

Do you love snorkeling? Check out these small town locales to snorkel in the continental USA.


Anniversary Giveaway: Long Beach, Washington Getaway for Two!

Happy Two-Year Anniversary! April ushered in my two year anniversary for Small Town Washington & Beyond. As you know, the Long Beach Peninsula is one of my favorite places in Washington State. It has beachfront hotels, fabulous restaurants, mushroom hunting, lots of amazing natural beauty from beaches, wooded forests, scenic drives, the world’s longest beach, and a ton of…

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…

Crab Encrusted Halibut from the Waterfront Depot.

Busy with Small Town Traveling

I know, I haven’t posted since mid-May. I’ve been busy visiting small towns in Oregon, North Carolina, Indiana, and now I’m off to Northern Greece. I was hoping to get my post about La Conner, WA out before I left, but it is not going to happen. So, until then,  I thought I’d showcase a…