Tacoma’s Wapato Park

Follow enough locals on Instagram and you are bound to see photos of Wapato Park. Some are of the Wapato Lake, some are of the historic pergola and some are of the long, narrow bridge running through a marsh. Needless to say, Wapato Park had been on my Tacoma bucket list for awhile, but between…

Spokane’s Riverfront Park

People have been gathering at Spokane Falls for hundreds of years – first it was an important meeting place for the Native Americans, then it became a railroad hub and in 1974, Riverfront Park, was the hub of the World’s Fair. Today the park teems with tourists and locals alike. A beautiful place where you…

Kobayashi Park: A hidden gem

With the U.S. Open golf tournament quickly approaching, University Place will soon only be known for its stunning links course at Chambers Bay. But if you are looking to get away from the crowds that descend on the park surrounding the golf course every time there is a speck of sunshine, or the temperature soars…