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Weekend Road Trip on the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula, with its snow capped mountains, lakes, beaches, a National Park, and rainforests, is one of the most diverse spots in Washington. We love taking day and weekend trips out to the peninsula and hiking the beautiful trails, seeing waterfalls, and walking the beaches. There’s no other place like it in Washington! Here’s our…

3 Days in San Francisco

Last summer we visited San Francisco, the coast, and Yosemite in five full days. In typical A+K fashion, it was a whirlwind of a trip, but one of our favorite ones yet. The trip was filled with city strolls, coastal drives, and hiking beautiful and breathtaking mountains (you can read all about it here!). The…

3 Days at Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

We are obsessed with National Parks and are trying to visit every single US National Park in our lifetime (9 down, 51 to go!). We just took an epic trip to Zion and Bryce Canyon in Utah and had the best time hiking and admiring the gorgeous scenery (you can read more about our trip…

A Weekend in Vancouver

One of the best things about living in Seattle is how close we are to Vancouver, BC. It has definitely become one of our favorite cities we have ever visited. The mix of city life and nature is insanely gorgeous and makes for a fun and diverse getaway. Plus, the currency exchange rate is pretty…

3 Days at Banff National Park

Banff National Park may be the prettiest place in the world. From it’s beautiful mountains, to stunning blue lakes, to glaciers, to waterfalls, it’s truly a slice of heaven. We had dreamt of visiting Banff for years and made the long drive from Seattle this summer to explore its beauty (you can read all about…

A Weekend in The North Cascades

A year ago this past June, we visited North Cascades National Park for the first time. We loaded up the car bright and early, coffee in hand, and headed towards the North Cascades Highway. We spent the day driving along the park roads, stopping at overlooks, playing in the snow, and admiring the unreal bright…