April 2015

Day Hikes and Cheap Sleeps in Washington’s Columbia River Gorge

Are you in search of sunshine, open vistas and fields of wildflowers? Don’t wait for summer–find these adventures now on the sunny Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. Sunshine and springtime wildflowers draw adventurers to the east end of the Columbia River Gorge. The views open up and you can see for miles. Oak trees […]

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Q: Peak Wildflowers at Mt. Rainier National Park?

Dear TripFinder, Q: I am trying to decide between Ohanapecosh and Cougar Rock campgrounds for a reservation this summer.  I would like to be able to go view wildflowers towards the end of July. Is Paradise or Sunrise better for that and based on that which campground would you suggest? – Mary S. Dear Mary, At […]

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Northwest Notes: April

Spring is here, and it’s early! Use your free weekends to experience this beautiful season in the Pacific Northwest. GO NOW: Don’t miss the peak bloom at tulip festivals around the Pacific Northwest. The largest is the Skagit Tulip Festival, which runs April 1-30, 2015. Monitor the blooms by taking a peak at the #skagittulipfestival in […]

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