Wine Tasting in Washington State

Wine Tasting in Washington State

Image Credit: Conner Dunn Define irony… I’m writing a post about wine tasting while drinking beer. Shameful. Now that I have my dirty secret out of the way lets get on to talking about wine tasting in Washington State! According to Go Taste Wine’s website there are 691 wineries in … Continue reading

Free things to do in the Pacific Northwest

Free things to do in the Pacific Northwest

I had a discussion with my friend, Nicole, the other day about the Pacific Northwest (PNW). We were talking about how each of us defines the Pacific Northwest and found that we did not totally agree about which states were included in the PNW (don’t worry there wasn’t any hair … Continue reading

The Grand Coulee Dam Tour, Grand Coulee Washington

The Grand Coulee Dam Tour, Grand Coulee Washington

While preparing for my trip to Washington State I purposely plotted my route home to pass by the Grand Coulee Dam with hopes of taking a tour. I love taking dam tours for some reason.  Perhaps it is because I am impressed by something that can hold back so much … Continue reading

Caught drinking beer at school! The Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop Washington

Caught drinking beer at school!  The Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop Washington

I was never that adventurous while I was still in school to be caught drinking beer… but as an adult I have no problem being caught drinking beer at school.  Although this particular school doesn’t have children in it anymore and has been converted into a brewery so it’s less … Continue reading

A Small Town with a Big Parade:The 49’er Days Parade, Winthrop Washington

A Small Town with a Big Parade:The 49’er Days Parade, Winthrop Washington

The irony behind my trip to Winthrop was that it was the entire purpose of my trip to Washington state. It was planned as a overnight trip but morphed in to a three day adventure. As usual I started with something small and blew the trip out into multiple days … Continue reading

Columbia Valley Brewing, Wenatchee Washington

Columbia Valley Brewing, Wenatchee Washington

Although Leavenworth does have hotels I found it to be much more economical to stay in Wenatchee Washington. That and Columbia Valley Brewing in Wenatchee was not to be missed while we were in the area.

Munchen Haus, Leavenworth Washington

Munchen Haus, Leavenworth Washington

My last stop in Leavenworth was the Munchen Haus. The Munchen Haus is a fun outdoor restaurant/ beer garden filled with delightful German foods. Best of all it was dog friendly. Boomer was being so spoiled this day as he went almost everywhere with me.

Icicle Brewing Company, Leavenworth Washington

Icicle Brewing Company, Leavenworth Washington

No trip to a Bavarian village would be complete without a stop at a brewery… Located on the east side of town, Icicle Brewing Company would be Boomer and my next stop. I wondered around the town until an acceptable drinking hour (although I was on vacation – any time … Continue reading