Category Archives: Outdoors

Winter Hikes – from Urban to Winter Wonderland

In the Pacific Northwest we escape to the great outdoors year-round, and because the snow usually stays up in the mountains (about 45 minutes from Bellevue), a visit to Bellevue this winter means hiking opportunities ranging from snow-free urban vistas to … Continue reading

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5 Must-Do Experiences in Bellevue

Let’s be honest: You have only about a month and a half before spending money on yourself will become frowned upon. Once the holidays approach, you’ll be shopping to make someone else happy. Before you embark on that noble endeavor, … Continue reading

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Bellevue Washington: Hiking Boots to High Heels

   Written by – Sharon Linton I was that 8 year old girl who wore shorts under my dress so I could climb a tree or do a cartwheel during recess. I grew up to be a woman who is … Continue reading

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The Bellevue Summer Festival Checklist

It’s pretty easy to tell when summer has come to Bellevue, Washington. The sun is shining, and that means you will find the outdoors-loving Pacific Northwest inhabitant outside soaking up the vitamin D in a constant state of activity until … Continue reading

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Channel Your Inner Olympian in Bellevue

In anticipation of the Summer Olympics, which kick off in Brazil with an opening ceremony on Aug. 5, we’ve compiled a list of sports and activities that will allow you to channel your inner athlete—or cheer on your favorite competitors—in … Continue reading

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The Definitive Guide to Summer in Bellevue

Here is our dilemma this summer: How will we swim, run, hike, bike, paddle, dance, eat, drink, golf, shop, cheer on our favorite teams and catch all the action of the Olympics? It’s going to take a Herculean effort, but … Continue reading

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6 Stalls to Stop by at the Bellevue Farmers Market

Summer is still a few weeks away, but one of our favorite warm-weather pastimes has already returned, and we couldn’t be happier. The Bellevue Farmers Market opened May 12, and we stopped by to soak up the sun, sample the … Continue reading

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Tee Time in Bellevue

It’s April. The 2016 Masters Tournament is this weekend, and for the golfers among us, it’s the month to pull the clubs out from behind the winter coats and hit the green. Here are some of our favorite spots to play … Continue reading

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The Best Urban Hikes in Bellevue

Here’s your dilemma: The stunning view from downtown Bellevue of two snow-capped mountain ranges has you itching for a hike, but you don’t have enough time to commit to a full-fledged trek. Rest easy, gentle hiker, we’ve got you covered. … Continue reading

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One Day Road Trips: See the National Parks

The National Park Service turns 100 this year in August. That means 2016 will kick off a second century of stewardship and community engagement within America’s scenic national parks. It’s the perfect year to plan that trip to the National … Continue reading

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