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Tiny Trailer Travels Part Two

September 3rd, 2011

After driving for many hours for 4 days, we arrived in Seattle on Saturday morning to meet some friends who flew out on Friday. We rented a house because it’s cheaper and more comfortable than staying in a hotel.

We spent the next week in Seattle seeing the sights. We visiting the Museum of Flight, took the ferry to Bainbridge Island, we went up on the Space Needle during the day and at night, rode the monorail, and of course we spent a few hours at Pike’s Place market.

We also took the time to travel to Mt Rainier and Olympic National park so we could stamp those in our National Park Passport.

And what vacation is complete without a visit to a few gardens? We were able to see Bloedel Reserve and Kubota Gardens while in Seattle (more on these two gardens later).

After a week in Seattle our friends caught a plane back to Ohio and Mr Chiots hitched up the camper and headed down into Oregon.

What kinds of sights do you like to see when you go to a big city on vacation?

I’ll be uploaded more images from our travels over the next week or so, so check my Flickr Photostream for more photos of each part of the trip.

Other posts from this trip:
Tiny Trailer Travels Part I
Tiny Trailer Travels Part II
Tiny Trailer Travels Part III
Tiny Trailer Travels Part IV
Tiny Trailer Travels Part V
Tiny Trailer Travels Part VI

10 Comments to “Tiny Trailer Travels Part Two”
  1. daisy on September 3, 2011 at 6:28 am

    Gorgeous photos! What a wonderful trip. Thanks for sharing.

    We actually prefer to go into small towns and see the “quirky” stuff they have to offer. Such a genuine piece of American culture!

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  2. Mrs. Mac on September 3, 2011 at 6:33 am

    Well .. living just six hours from Seattle .. you’ve given me lots of ideas for a future visit.

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  3. Allison on September 3, 2011 at 6:49 am

    How beautiful! I’d love to visit Seattle!

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  4. Missy on September 3, 2011 at 9:59 am

    YES! The reluctant traveler picture made it in! HAHAA!

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  5. goatpod2 on September 3, 2011 at 10:55 am

    My brother and sister-in-law and their 2 daughter’s and another little one on it’s way just moved to Seattle last summer ’10! My Mom took my brother’s daughter from his 1st marriage to Seattle last December ’10 and flew back on New Year’s Day ’11. I like different kinds of sights on travels.


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  6. Meadowlark on September 3, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    As little as possible!!! I *hate* cities. :) In Seattle though (just a hop, skip and jump from us) we’d see Pike’s Place Market and perhaps an underground tour and the historic stuff. Space needle – no thanks. Too many people with too few escape routes.

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  7. KimH on September 3, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    I like to see everything..

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  8. Sheila on September 6, 2011 at 8:42 am

    Wow, I grew up five minutes from Kubota Gardens. I didn’t realize they were so famous! I thought it was just kind of our neighborhood park. My mom and I used to go there several times a week after school … they are so beautiful and gave me such a feeling of peace.

    Sure was a blast of nostalgia seeing your pictures!

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    • Susy on September 6, 2011 at 8:47 am

      Mr Chiots and I found it many years ago when we went to Seattle and decided to go back.

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  9. Mary S. on September 6, 2011 at 10:22 am

    I just got back from a trip to Seattle — loved biking Bainbridge Island, plus all the flowers at the Pike Place Market. Great photos.

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