Explore some of our favorite seasonal items to help make your summertime activities all the more memorable.
When the mountains are out and the sun is shining, it’s the perfect morning to hit the trails. If you’re looking for a little inspiration, or perhaps just a new hike to add to your list, you’ve come to the right place. Plus, follow us on Instagram or Facebook and search #Bartrails for weekly posts of some of our favorite PNW hikes for pets, families and the experts out there.
Us Washingtonians love our summertime backyard parties and BBQs. Whether it’s a family dinner on the back patio or a summer celebration that lasts well beyond sunset, we’re outside and the living’s easy. Take a look at some of our favorite grill and beverage recipes, as well as tips and ideas to spruce up your backyard yard party this season.
The NW has a host of wonderful fruits, veggies and fresh flowers ripe and ready for picking during our summer season. Everyone can enjoy this season’s harvest by visiting one of the family local farmer’s markets around town. And if you have a green thumb yourself, we have plenty of gardening tips and tools to help your garden grow bright.
Average temperatures around Seattle in July and August peak around 75°f with only 3-4 days of rain each month!
School’s out, sun’s out, and nothing beats that childhood enthusiasm and excitement for all that summer has to offer. Keep those smiles and giggles alive through Labor Day by checking out some of the best FREE happenings for families around town. You’ll also find plenty of craft ideas along with gadgets and goodies to keep your kiddos entertained this summer.
There’s a reason we have so many visitors and tourists making their way to the PNW this time of year – summers around the Puget Sound are hard to beat. Rekindle your love for the PNW yourself by exploring the many happenings, hot spots and locally-inspired products that continue to make our home unique, vibrant and a truly special place to live.
Canon ball! It’s the season of making a splash, and there’s plenty of local rivers, lakes, pools and ocean to satisfy your love for the water. Here you can explore our recommendations for the best watering holes around the Sound. And be inspired by our many truly noteworthy inflatables, water toys, and beach accessories to make your outing all the more memorable.