Hurricane Ridge, Washington

Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

featuring Chuck Loeb's "Presence"
Hurricane Ridge, Washington

The most accessible mountain area in Olympic National Park, Hurricane Ridge offers spectacular views of the park and numerous hiking opportunities. Miles of forested land, rugged mountains, wildlife, and wildflower meadows greet park visitors year-round. Named “Hurricane Ridge” for its … Continue reading


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Steep Creek Falls, Washington

featuring Fourplay's "More Than A Dream"
Steep Creek Falls, Washington

In many places (like Minneapolis), a 52-foot waterfall like Steep Creek Falls would be well-known by the locals and often visited by tourists. Along the Columbia River, however, amazing natural sights are everywhere, and a waterfall of this size can … Continue reading


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Columbia River Trainwatching

featuring Nestor Torres' "Hero"
Columbia River Trainwatching

Near the city of Stevenson, Washington (population 1,465), train enthusiasts can catch magnificent views of freight moving along the edges of the scenic Columbia River Gorge. The first railroad in this area might not have appealed to even the most … Continue reading


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Columbia River Gorge Moonrise

featuring John Tesh's "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"
Columbia River Moonrise

To mark today’s Lunar New Year, eScapes brings you a peaceful “moonrise” over the tranquil Columbia River. The actual moonrise on a Lunar New Year isn’t quite as dramatic– the Lunar New Year always falls on the new moon. The … Continue reading


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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

featuring Chris Standring's "C.S. in the Sunrise"
Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge along the Washington/Oregon border is home to many great natural sights. Even away from well-known landmarks like Multnomah Falls and Mt. Adams, the general beauty of the region is engaging and a wonder on its own. … Continue reading


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West Point Lighthouse, Washington

featuring Randy Jacobs' "Mi Corazon, Mi Amour"
West Point Lighthouse, Washington

Seattle’s West Point Lighthouse was built in 1881, marking the entrance to Elliott Bay and, in modern times, the Lake Washington Ship Canal. Now a part of the city’s Discovery Park, the West Point Lighthouse adds ambience to a public … Continue reading


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Mt. Adams & Trout Lake, Washington

featuring Gregg Karukas' "Love on the Beach"
Mount Adams, Washington from Trout Lake

Even in a state full of beautiful scenery, the Cascade Mountains stand out. This eScapes video brings you a relaxing view of southern Washington’s Mount Adams from the edge of the tranquil Trout Lake, about 13 miles south of the … Continue reading


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New Dungeness Lighthouse

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Caravan of Dreams"
New Dungeness Lighthouse, Washington

The New Dungeness Lighthouse has continuously watched over the Strait of Juan de Fuca at Sequim, Washington since it was first lit in 1857. Though the light is now fully automated, volunteer lighthouse keepers from the New Dungeness Lighthouse Association … Continue reading


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Port Townsend, Washington

featuring Earl Klugh's "I'm Falling"
Port Townsend, Washington Boat Haven

Founded in the mid-1800s, Port Townsend, Washington was expected by many to become a dominant port city on the West Coast. Despite significant investment and early successes, Port Townsend was overshadowed by other northwestern cities. Lack of confidence by investors– … Continue reading


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eScapes Produces 500th Episode

Seattle Waterfront

Very few television programs ever achieve such a milestone. The classic TV series Bonanza ran from 1959 to 1973 and didn’t do it. M.A.S.H. ran for eleven years on network television and didn’t even come close to it. In fact, … Continue reading


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