Smack in the middle of the state of Washington is a little oasis known as Moses Lake. Located between Seattle (175 miles) and Spokane (105 miles) on I-90, the almost 19-square mile city of Moses Lake is a great weekend getaway because of the lake, dry weather and flat terrain.
Shannah Werner and family recently returned to Bend, OR. Shannah opened BoXiT Fitness Studios, a boutique fitness studio focused on boxing for fitness and empowering individuals to live healthier and stronger. She specializes in running gait analysis, boxing instruction and functional training. When not running the studio, Shannah and her husband, Ted, are busy with their kids, Haley and Teddy, embracing the outdoor lifestyle.
How does a weekend trip to Bavaria, the Free State south of Germany, sound? Well, realistically, it might be easier to settle for a weekend car ride to Leavenworth.
It may not boast the title of Tracktown, USA, or have the foodie culture and urban appeal of Portland, but the oft overlooked Corvallis, OR, has plenty to offer both locals and visitors. The city of over 55,000 residents has a wine walk, an annual Turkey Trot, an abundance of wineries and a state university offering cultural and educational experiences, as well as athletic spectatorship.
Disneyland may be the happiest place on earth, but Whistler, British Columbia, may not be far behind if you are an outdoor enthusiast. Year-round outdoor activities, a pedestrian-only village with shops, restaurants and abundant options for lodging make Whistler a Disney-like destination for everyone.
Run, bike, rock climb, ski, snowboard, hike… the outdoor adventures are endless in Mammoth Lakes. “Mammoth Lakes is…