Having recently moved to Yakima from the Seattle-Tacoma area, new resident Lorrie Brown says there is, actually, a LOT to do in the Yakima Valley and that the grass isn't always greener on the other side.
One of the best places to be during this heat spell, which looks as though it's going to continue all summer, is Lake Chelan. Frankly, as someone who grew up 30 miles from there, in Wenatchee, Chelan has been a treasured part of my life as far back as I can remember.
As children, didn't we all love the idea of having our own treehouse? On top of that, CAMPING OUT in that treehouse?!?! Well, as an adult, your childhood fantasy can become a reality right here in Washington!