Thursday – Day 1:
We left Seattle for Leavenworth. @ Leavenworth: tasted some wine, walked around to the little knick knack shops, and visited the park. We left Leavenworth for Banks Lake. @ Banks Lake: visited the Grand Coulee Dam, bowled in Coulee City, camped at Banks Lake, watched the best Moon Rise ever.
Friday – Day 2:
We left Banks Lake for Spokane. @ Spokane: visited Julie, Gracie, & Travis, went to Riverside Park, did a little shopping. We left Spokane for Deer Park. @ Deer Park: visited and stayed with Chris’ parents, watched a beautiful sunset, played Wii, slept in the coziest bed ever.
Saturday – Day 3:
We left Deer Park for Walla Walla. @ Walla Walla: visited old stomping grounds, tasted some wine, did some shopping, ate a phenomenal dinner @ backstage bistro, camped in the Umatilla National Forest – in Oregon.
Sunday – Day 4:
We left the Umatilla National Forest for Mt. Rainier. Sunday was a driving day. We took White Pass and drove past the Naches & Wenatchee Rivers. There were lots of people kayaking & tubing…. we were a tad jealous :) but we then reached Mt Rainier from the South and it was so beautiful!! Then… Mt Rainier to Home.
Monday – Day 5:
Recovery time @ home.
The weather was fantastic the entire trip and we got to see two incredible Sunsets, two amazing moon-rises, and views of Mt Rainier, the Blues, etc. We visited family and friends, enjoyed wonderful wine and food, did a little shopping and chilled out in the sun. It was a wonderful trip. Now back to the grind…