Category: Washington

  • KAYAKING COMPETITIONS ARE FUN FOR FAMILIES

    This post was originally published at: https://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2019/06/24/kayaking-competitions-fun-families/ We are not a competitive family in terms of competing with those outside our family. Competition inside the family is a different story and a great motivator to learn new skills in all areas of our lives. We first got involved with kayaking competitions when Hunter was 9. He […]

  • Wenatchee River – Leavenworth, Washington

      The Wenatchee River is located in Washington state, between Leavenworth and Cashmere. Our friends from BC have been coming here for years so we thought it would be a great stop on our journey northwards. Lucky for us Chester decided to join us so we had a knowledgeable person to lead us down the […]

  • Hobuck Hoedown – Take Two…

    One of our favourite experiences two years ago was our unplanned trip to Neah Bay to attend the Hobuck Hoedown. It was a last minute plan and we were blown away by the location, the waves and the incredibly welcoming festival group. The event went into hiatus last year and came back again this year […]

  • Washington State – not quite spring yet…

    Just before crossing the border into Washington we stopped at Fort Clatsup – a national site that celebrates the journey’s of Lewis & Clarke. We read all about Lewis & Clark in October in preparation for our drive through Oregon so it was neat to be able to catch this park on the way home. […]

  • The Elwha River, Port Angeles Washington

    Morgan and Maggie (& Steve the dog) from Olympic Raft and Kayak invited us to camp in their backyard on Sunday after the Hobuck Hoedown. Their shop is right outside Port Angeles on the banks of the Elwha River, which has an amazing story… Sunday night the rain held off and we had a wonderful […]