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
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!
If it’s a sunny day in Seattle, it means that you should be outside enjoying it. Olympic Sculpture Park is a great place to combine enjoyment of art, the city, and the outdoors all in one place. Walking distance from Pike Place, the Seattle Aquarium, and the Seattle Great Wheel, it’s a location that can easily be combined with more city-centered activities such as eating, … Continue reading Olympic Sculpture Park—Enjoy Art and Great Views