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Local Adventures: Breazeale Interpretive Center

After last week's trip to the Padilla Bay area, we were coming back to the island, and had the boys with us. We decided to pop in and take them to the Breazeale Interpretive Center to see the aquarium and displays. When their oldest brother was little I took him there, and if I have… Continue reading Local Adventures: Breazeale Interpretive Center

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Local Adventures: Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is a multifunction visit, for both children and adults. Located on Padilla Bay, in Skagit County, Washington it is an easy drive to reach it, with plenty of free parking. Padilla Bay is one of 29 sites in the National Estuarine Research Reserve system established to protect coastal… Continue reading Local Adventures: Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

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RV Adventures: La Conner Relaxing

Last weekend we took the RV out to the next island over, Fidalgo, and stayed at the 1000 Trails outside of La Conner, Washington. Seeing as we got a year free with 1000 Trails, might as well use it we decided. Staying in parks like this isn't necessarily my first choice, however while the park… Continue reading RV Adventures: La Conner Relaxing

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Local Adventures: Kukutali Preserve

After we moved back up to Whidbey Island I was doing research on places to hike that I hadn't done before. I found Kukutali Preserve by accident, through a page on the Friends of Deception Pass State Park website, and I was intrigued. I in fact had never hiked any trails in the La Conner… Continue reading Local Adventures: Kukutali Preserve

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Local Adventures: Dungeness Spit

Dungeness Spit sits just outside of Sequim, on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. It's a close drive for us, from the ferry from Whidbey Island. Run by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, it is a wildlife preserve, that sits next to a county park that offers more trails and a great campground (I… Continue reading Local Adventures: Dungeness Spit