Seattle and Victoria in British Columbia, Canada

When I Went: June 4-9, 2013

Was That the Best Time of Year to Go? Summer. Beautiful flowers, less rainy there, and so much cooler than Texas!

Why I Went There: Never been to the Pacific Northwest before

Who Went With Me? Friend

We Stayed Here: The Edgewater Inn in Seattle for two nights, The Fairmont Empress in Victoria for one night, and The Inn at the Market in Seattle for two nights.

You Won’t Want to Miss: In Seattle, Kerry Park, Space Needle, Chihuly Garden, and Pike Place Market. In Victoria, whale watching and Butchart Gardens.

Eat Here: In Seattle, any of Tom Douglas’ restaurants and La Panier. In Victoria, Red Fish Blue Fish and Cafe Brio.

Play Here: Olympic National Park

If I Went Again: Spend more time in Olympic National Park

How Did You Get There From Dallas? Direct flight from DFW to SeaTac

Other Tips For Fellow Travelers: Took a three-hour ferry from Seattle to Victoria (Victoria Clipper)



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