How do you plan for a trip somewhere you’ve never been before? If you were going to New York, you’d probably aim for NYC. If you were headed to California you might want to go to San Francisco or Los Angeles. Looking to anchor your excursion in a place you know has plenty of action makes a lot of sense. But maybe you want to see something different and not be surrounded by tourists. There are lots of things to see and discover off the beaten track.
The first time I went to Seattle, I was sixteen and visiting a friend from the neighborhood who had moved a few years before. She lived in Silverdale, on the other side of Puget Sound from Seattle. I spent most of the trip there, with her, and on the day that I flew home we… Continue reading Seattle: What to Do With One Day in the Emerald City