Olympic Peninsula, WA

The Olympic Peninsula is home of the Olympic National Park, a natural gem featuring pristine glacial lakes, lush woods, and rocky ridges with spectacular views. Situated across Puget Sound from Seattle, the Peninsula is cocooned by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north, and Hood Canal to the south.

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Tacoma, WA and Mount Rainier

We went from city to mountaintop as we began our visit of Washington state with a stroll through Tacoma and a hike into Mount Rainier National Park.

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One Year RV trip – Half Way Point

As Christmas rolled around, we stopped back through Knoxville, TN to surprise family with a visit. We also celebrated six months on the road as full time RV-ers, reminiscing the highlights of our journey and making (vague) plans for our trip through summer.

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Oregon coast – Astoria and Shipwreck Beach

Coastal Oregon is as impressive as one might expect, featuring dramatic cliffs, ghostly beaches, and lush forests. We began our southward trip along the coast in Astoria, a sweet and unassuming town, across the water from Fort Stevens State Park.

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Oregon – Bend, Portland, Willamette Valley

We arrived in the magnificent Pacific Northwest at last in August! After sweating it out in the high desert of Idaho, the woods of LaPine, Oregon welcomed us with much needed shade and cooler temperatures.

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