The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) is a hands-on maritime museum that allows visitors to participate with their hands and minds. The CWB offers a museum, sailing lessons, workshops, hands-on knot tying tutorials, boat rentals, and more! Whereas most museums require the visitor to enjoy the displays from a safe distance—and often from the other side of a glass window—the CWB gives people a chance to really … Continue reading Enjoy a Boat Ride on Lake Union with Sunday Public Sail at The Center for Wooden Boats
I recently came back from a trip to D.C., and as anyone who has ever visited can attest: there’s a LOT to see/do/learn! You can’t quite possibly fit everything in in one trip. Additionally, there is so much diversity in what you can do—it really depends on what you’re interested in to decide how you fill your time there. For this reason, I’m not necessarily … Continue reading Making the Most of a Trip to Washington D.C.
Each Spring, the Skagit Valley erupts in the colorful displays of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The front of the brochure advertises “Bloom dates according to Mother Nature” (well, that and April 1-30, 2016). It appears that Mother Nature won out this year as it’s barely the second week in April and the tulips are in full bloom (along side many dying/dead daffodils). If the daffodil fields are your thing, you … Continue reading Skagit Valley Tulip Festival—See Them Before They’re Gone!