On Whidbey Island the Blue Fox Drive-In Theater can still draw a crowd, even on a chilly, rainy night. Shows start at dusk. Admission: $6.50 Cash, $7 Card.
The best way to spend a snow day in Iowa is in a cavernous skating rink in a cornfield
Jewel Skate Country has been around for more than 30 years. Big speakers were blasting out Camila Cabello's "Havanna" and there is a new lighting system, but the rink fells like you are stepping back into the 1980s.
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Ozette Triangle Hike, where a boardwalk through the rainforest leads you to a wild Pacific coastline
A rugged coastline dotted with giant sea stacks and tidal pools. Large pods of seals sunning on the rocky edge of an island. A golden eagle soaring just above the trees, while gangling herons spar over the best low-tide fishing spots. And just a hint …
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The sacred petroglyphs of Ozette Beach
Beach hikers can find some of the surviving Makah petroglyphs etched in a cluster of boulders called the Wedding Rocks along the 3-mile Pacific Coast trek.
The Oregon trail where cyclists can meet a dairy farmer, a coyote and a towering old train trestle
The Banks-Vernonia State Trail offers lucky cyclists a glimpse of the past and the future in one corner of Oregon’s old timber country. Oregon’s first rails-to-trails linear state park is on the edge of the Northern Coast Range that tumbles down to the Pacific Ocean. …
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