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Pacific Northwest

& Beyond

A journal of Puget Sound and PNW places, nature, photography and things to do and see…
and sometimes beyond!

About us

More About PNW&Beyond

Pacific Northwest is a journal of PNW places, travel, local things to do, local events, photography, book reviews, and a small shop. We started out intending to be a travel blog, but found more motivation (and more time and money) to write about local adventures than places abroad. Fortunately, we live in a beautiful area with water, mountains, and lots to do!

You might find, in our pages, links to recommended events, reviews of books by local authors, travel posts, entries about individual local places, wildlife — or whatever we happen to do or that catches our interest.

PNW&Beyond Shop

PNW,TraveL,OUtdoorsy Items & handmade stuff

Freshly Blogged

Most Recently Posted on the Blog

This is a list in chronological order of what we’ve been adding to the website. It includes: blog posts, pnwwiki entries, events (and might include all occurrences of an event), routes, and photography galleries, and products. You can scroll through to browse more beneath the grid.

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New Posts

Most recent or recently updated posts

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The blog is the main section with posts about the PNW, things to do, travel, book reviews, etc.

Puget Sound Summer Events Seattle Summer Festivals Puget Sound Summer Festivals Fremont Solstice Parade Purple Hats

Events Calendar

Our little local events calendar has returned.

Fighting Eagles


We wanted a place to put miniposts…so we added a glossary/wiki section about local places, nature, & more.

Shoptopus Shopping Octopus for Shop Page


We have a small shop feauring mostly handmade items with a PNW, travel, or outdoorsy theme.

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Albums of snapshots from the site as well as some images for sale and photography posts.

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If you have a question or suggestion, find it here — or ask one.

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Search PNW routes (hiking, cycling, walking, etc) or add your own to share with others

Wandering Mind

Wandering Mind

Sometimes our editor’s mind wanders and she goes off-topic. So she created a little corner of this site to assuage her brain’s wanderlust.

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