Holiday in Centralia

June 2013

Go Glamping in Washington with Pampered Wilderness

Are you longing for the nature and tranquility you experience when camping in the woods, but aren’t too keen on the “roughing it” part? Go into the wild in style. A new luxury camping option has just opened its canvas cabin doors. Pampered Wilderness offers two deluxe cabins set in the lush, old-growth forest at […]

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The Pacific Northwest Summer Bucket List

It’s summertime, and the living is easy… I read there are more than 25,000 recordings of Summertime. My favorite is the 1964 recording by The Zombies, in part because it’s a damn good version, and because it conjures early summer in the Pacific Northwest at a time when the mountains, the water, the ocean-kissed air were all […]

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Northwest Weekend

See the unique sandstone slabs and spires at Peshastin Pinnacles State Park just east of Cashmere, Washington (Discover Pass required, see map). The park has been a magnet for experienced rock climbers for decades. If you don’t mind steep hiking, there are 1.5 miles of hiking trails with sweeping desert views. Keep an eye out for migratory songbirds that frequent the […]

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Introducing #NWTripChat

I’m so excited to announce Northwest TripFinder will be hosting a weekly twitter chat all summer long. It’s called #NWTripChat, and you can get all of the info about it right here. We kick off #NWTripChat this Thursday (June 13) at 11am. Our first topic? Your Summer Bucket List. What is on your local travel agenda for […]

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Outdoor Experts Share their Favorite Tents

Summer is around the corner and I can almost taste the mountain huckleberries. And that means camping season is around the corner, too. Have you pitched a tent in the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest yet this year? We recently checked in with folks who have — all of them avid explorers of the great […]

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