June 2019 – Olympic National Park – Sol Duc Falls

Sometimes a simple hike is all you need in life. I’ll go ahead and trademark that quote right now. I’m sure there’s some paperwork involved, but if you see this quote on the interwebs, I’m guessing they got it from this moment. Right here. Orrrrr maybe I’m not the first person to type it. But I feel like it. Too much tangent? Okay, I’ll stop. The fact remains: sometimes a simple hike is all you need in life.

The Sol Duc Falls (aka Soleduck Falls) hike, just happens to be the inspiration for my new Pinterestingly, Instagrammable quote (insert all appropriate hashtags here). PS. You can watch the video of our hike HERE!

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March 2019 – Cape Disappointment – North and McKenzie Heads Trail

**Spoiler Alert**—Cape Disappointment was NOT disappointing. In fact, I think we can safely say that it exceeded our expectations and we can’t wait to go back and explore more of the area!

Cape Disappointment State Park is on the southwestern part of the coast in Washington State. There is a $10 day use fee, although if you plan on visiting more Washington State Parks, I’d recommend a Discover Pass, as the annual pass is only $30. It’s pretty simple to get to from Portland, but also makes for a fairly long day-trip. There are campsites and wonderful day-use spaces within the part of the park that we ventured to, but I can imagine it can get a bit chaotic during the summer months.

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