Entries by Mikaela Judd

Top Things to do on Orcas Island

Orcas Island has all of the ingredients for a perfect getaway in the Pacific Northwest. There are miles of hiking trails that traverse a rich topography and offer stunning views. You’ll find a plethora of fresh seafood, farm-to-table cuisine, and locally-crafted libations.  This isn’t the destination for a fast-paced dance club, though you will find […]

35+ Things to do on San Juan Island

Tucked within the Salish Sea, the 172 island archipelago known as the San Juan Islands is prized for its stunning views, rich farmland, and incredible seafood. San Juan Island, the second largest island, is the most populated. Spanning roughly 55 square miles, it’s home to several parks that run along the rocky shorelines, including San Juan Island National Historical Park, San Juan County Park, and Lime Kiln Point State Park.

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Learning Made Fun at MOHAI

The Museum of History and Industry, aka MOHAI, offers a deep dive into how Seattle evolved from its earliest days to now. A mix of pictures, artifacts and hands-on exhibits make this indoor museum fascinating for those of all ages. And, a fun thing to do in Seattle — no matter the weather.

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Tofino, A Quiet Respite Loaded with Action

Mar 22, 2022 Mikaela Judd Tofino by Sara Satterlee A place where the ocean meets the sand, the sand meets the forest, and the forest meets the end of the road. That’s Tofino. It’s a place where the WiFi is new, the cell reception spotty, and the days move slow. A place that feels as […]

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Seattle to Palm Springs Charter Flights

Mar 10, 2022 Charter flights let you chase the sun to a desert destination on your own schedule. Get out of the rainy and snowy PNW to Palm Springs where you can relax, take a dip, explore, and dine in perfect Palm Springs weather! Located 100 miles east of Los Angeles in the Coachella Valley […]

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Tofino’s Wickaninnish Inn

Mar 9, 2022 Mikaela Judd Originally Published June 30, 2014 | Updated March 9, 2022 Imagine Cannon Beach before its coast was lined with a concrete jungle and you might be close to picturing Tofino. At least, you’d be close to picturing Tofino’s Chesterman beach. Unlike its grass-lined southern brother, Tofino’s shores are rimmed with […]

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Chief Pilot Jay Todhunter

Feb 24, 2022 Mikaela Judd Chief Pilot Jay Todhunter set out to fly for Kenmore Air in 2013. But the path to his stripes wasn’t direct. Like many of Kenmore Air’s flight crew, Jay started on the dock, splashing planes and washing windows. The job let him get his foot in the door. It also […]