Seattle's one of the USA's best cities for visitors, but the lures here are many: apple-growing & wine country, Mount Rainier & the Cascades mountains, the eco-wonderful San Juan Islands, & other cool cities like Spokane, Tacoma, & capital Olympia.

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Washington State cited in 'Getting to Know the USA's Tribal Peoples'

As most of us know, today is Columbus Day in the United States and other countries, and Indigenous People's Day in much of Latin America, marking the 528th anniversary of the Christopher Columbus expedition's first landing in the Americas (actually 12 October), on the coast of Hispaniola, the Caribbean island home to the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Of course, many of the Amerindian tribes that were already living here when the Spaniards arrived are still part of the societies that evolved…

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4 Best Places to Build Your Vacation Home in Washington State

Greetings!If you spend your holidays in Washington State and if you are willing to build your vacation home in Washington State, then you must consider the following 4 places. You can use these vacation homes for personal or commercial purposes, but yes, it is worth investing in.Leavenworth: It is one of the finest cities in Washington, where you can spend both summers and winters in your vacation home. It is known for its festivals like Bavarian Ice Festival, Maifest, Autumn Leaf Festival, and…

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5 Top Spots in Washington State for Camping and Hiking

With lush landscapes characterized by forests, deep fjords, and numerous lakes, Washington State the most northernly state in the continental US, and boasts some of the country's most scenic parks.  (Some of the hiking in these parks is quite remote. I would highly recommend using a GPS device or a hiking watch that has GPS so you don’t get lost. If you plan on camping in the parks, keep in mind there are few if any facilities and you will need to bring in your own shelter. I would recommend…

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Mount St. Helens in 'Lava Love: Exploring America's Volcanoes'

Volcanoes have rightly fascinated—and of course frightened—mankind from time immemorial. Nowadays eruptions can still be devastating, but our ability to better monitor and understand volcanoes and their dynamics means we can indulge our fascination by sidling right up to some of nature's most spectacular extravaganzas. Just in the USA there are several stars such as... keep reading

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