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Washington State Parks Bucket Journal

July 20, 2021

On a road trip to visit some of Washington’s State Parks? Then we found a template to help you make your vacation plans! The Washington State Parks Bucket Journal is a spiral notebook with individual pages for the 140 state parks, heritage sites, and recreation areas in the Evergreen State. The book is divided into […]

Falcon Guides: Best Hikes Vancouver

July 7, 2021

Explore the lands of the Coast Salish peoples in Beautiful British Columbia. Falcon Guides: Best Hikes Vancouver features a variety of hikes through the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of these First Nations people that lived in the area before Europeans arrived. Published in June, this second edition by local guide, Chloë Ernst, covers 41 of […]

Falcon Guides: Best Hikes Seattle

July 6, 2021

Live near the Emerald City or traveling there soon? Then you must get the recently released Third Edition of Falcon Guides Best Hikes Seattle. Whether you’re looking for a view of the city skyline along the Alki Beach Trail or a view of the wildflowers on the trail to Surprise Lake or the epic views […]

Falcon Guides: Best Easy Day Hikes Seattle

July 6, 2021

Get your hike on! The new Best Easy Day Hikes Seattle from the folks at Falcon Guides is a super pocket guide to exploring the area around Washington’s most populated city. Published last month, the second edition of this book covers 20 trails in the Seattle area ranging from Lakeridge Park’s 0.8 mile out-and-back, urban […]

Day Trips from Seattle

May 4, 2021

A range of options await within a two hour radius of Seattle! In Day Trips from Seattle, Chloe Ernst outlines many outings within driving distance from the Emerald City. All the planning is taken care of for each trip including instructions on how to get there, where to go, where to eat, and where to […]

Seattle Food Crawls

May 3, 2021

Foodies rejoice! Globe Pequot brings us Seattle Food Crawls, your guidebook for tempting your tastebuds in the Emerald City. Each chapter includes 5-6 establishments in a given neighborhood with mouthwatering photos, plus some bonus crawls for vegetarians, coffee lover, bakery fiends, and bar hoppers. There’s something for everyone in this gem. For example, in the […]

Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington

April 29, 2021

Step out and smell the roses…the Rosa nutkana or Nootka roses, that is! In Peter Stekel’s Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington, you’ll find trails that will lead you to the Rosa nutkana, a wild rose native to Western North America, as well as many other wildflowers. The book shares 40+ hikes in 9 Western Washington […]

Washington Off the Beaten Path

April 5, 2021

Get travel tips from a local. Megan Hill, a travel writer based in Seattle, shares some insider knowledge of the Evergreen State in the tenth edition of Washington Off the Beaten Path. The book divides the state into 6 regions: Washington Coast and Olympic Peninsula, Puget Sound, North Cascade and North Central Washington, South Central […]

The Girl Explorers

February 24, 2021

For women who know no boundaries. The Girl Explorers by Jayne Zanglein is a book that shares the stories of some of the founding members of the Society of Woman Geographers. Started in 1925, this organization of over 500 women across the globe, knows no boundaries and is comprised of a diverse group of women […]

Hiking Washington

February 9, 2021

Time to hit the trails! The recently updated book, Hiking Washington, by Oliver Lazenby is your guide to discovering the hiking trails of the Evergreen State. Seventy-eight hikes are featured and fall into one of 5 geographical areas: North Cascades, South Cascades, Northeast Washington, Southeast Washington, and The Olympic Peninsula. A handy Trail Finder list […]

Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You

January 20, 2021

Explore the outdoors responsibly! The recently released, Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You, by Rob and Haley Nelson, is a guidebook on how to “survive random acts of nature”. The catchy title and illustrations give you a hint as to the tone that the writers take in this entertaining and informative book. A combination […]

Trail Tested

January 13, 2021

Here’s the ultimate resource guide for your next long-distance hike. In Trail Tested by Justin Lichter, AKA Trauma, each page is jam-packed with information, photos, and engaging stories. Clocking over 35,000 miles of hiking a variety of trails throughout the world, Trauma shares his extensive experience with the reader, in hopes of saving you time […]

Top Hike of 2020

December 2, 2020

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2020 features in the Hike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…Off the Farm Protein Bars, the delicious, square bars that come in some yummy flavors, all […]

Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregon

November 25, 2020

Soak away your stresses…in nature! Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregon, the just released book from Jeff Birkby, will help you find the perfect geothermal getaway. The book is divided into 8 geological regions, 4 in Washington and 4 in Oregon, cataloguing 39 hot springs that range from secluded natural pools like Juntura Hot Springs located […]

Urban Hikes Washington

October 14, 2020

Crisp air and fall colors invite an outdoor adventure, and we have the book for you! Urban Hikes Washington by Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood presents forty urban hikes that showcase the Evergreen State’s diversity. They roughly define an urban hike as a marriage between hiking trails and travel with hikes that are in a […]

Walks of a Lifetime in America’s National Parks

July 30, 2020

Heading to a National Park? Then we have the book for you! Walks of a Lifetime in America’s National Parks by Robert and Martha Manning is filled with practical information and beautiful pictures. The couple presents first hand knowledge of all 62 of the designated National Parks within the United States, including American Samoa and […]

Top Camp of 2019

December 6, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Camp category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the lightweight Bison Rolling Grill that turns your camping trip into a backyard BBQ with an all-in-one […]

Top Bike of 2019

December 4, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Bike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…Jackie Corley’s recently released book titled The Joy of Cycling, which is the perfect holiday gift for […]

Top Hike of 2019

December 3, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Hike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… Alyssa’s Healthy Cookies, guilt-free, delicious treats to take on all your hikes that are loaded […]

America’s Best Day Hikes

November 20, 2019

Though the weather right now isn’t ideal for hikers, you can still dream about where to go with the new book from Derek Dellinger, America’s Best Day Hikes. This is a collection of 50 hikes across the contiguous United States, chosen based on a year of extensive research and the determination to find hikes that were […]

Women Who Hike

October 10, 2019

Step into Fall with the new book by Heather Balogh Rochfort, Women Who Hike! Live vicariously through stories from 20 women who describe their favorite North American trail. These strong women are pioneers, mothers, athletes, writers, editors, guides, and business owners in the outdoor community. As varied are these women, so too are the treks […]

Comfortably Wild

September 30, 2019

Want to go camping but don’t want to rough it? Then you need to tap into Comfortably Wild, the new book from Mike and Anne Howard that explores over 70 of the top glamping locations in North America! Divided into “experience types”, such as wild west, living history, fantastical, and safari, each entry includes the […]

The Joy of Cycling

July 15, 2019

An ode to two wheeled joy! The Joy of Cycling, recently released by Hatherleigh Press, is a collection of quotes to celebrate the bicycle and the freedom and fun that it gives us. Find out what Susan B Anthony, Mark Twain, John Lennon, Albert Einstein, and more have to say about bikes, cycling, and this […]

Women Who Hike

June 10, 2019

Get inspired and go for a hike! Heather Balogh Rochfort’s latest book, Women Who Hike, is a collection of stories from 20 women with impressive credentials as modern, adventurous outdoorswomen. Each chapter highlights a different women and outlines their favorite trail with the essentials like location, elevation, length, difficulty level, and insider tips. Beautiful pictures […]