Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: The 5 Most Beautiful Drives In Washington

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Growing up in the greater Seattle area and going to college at WSU in Pullman, I feel lucky to have lived on both the east and west side of the Evergreen State. I'm also lucky that as a child, my dad INSISTED on taking the scenic route everywhere we traveled. And we drove a...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: The Best New Breweries & Their IPAs

POWERED BY VISIT BEND New Year, new brews, my friends! It's no secret that Washington is home to some of the BEST craft breweries in the country, and of course we all have our favorites, but I challenge you to check out some of the newer breweries to hit the PNW! These four seriously grabbed my...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Bartending For A Cure!

POWERED BY VISIT BEND I am SO excited, Rockaholics! Next weekend, there's an opportunity to come out and raise funds and awareness for an organization very near and dear to my heart - the National MS Society . The Stanwood Eagles graciously invited me to be their guest bartender on February 25th,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Craft Brews & Snow Shoes

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Getting out of town for a winter getaway is one of my favorite things to do this time of year, and with Bend Oregon SO close by, you'll have an absolute blast heading there for a few days of Craft Brews & Snow Shoes! Just a quick flight from Seattle or a scenic 6-hour...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: A Guide To Local Distilleries

POWERED BY VISIT BEND If you're even slightly familiar with my Wreckreation Guide, you know I'm an IPA junkie with a soft spot for craft beer. I talk breweries all the time, and for good reason - some of the best beer in the world is crafted right here in our PNW backyard. But I like whiskey, too...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Top Pizza Joints According To ME

POWERED BY VISIT BEND It's National Pizza Day, and I just might cry because it's such a beautiful and important day across our great nation. Of course, this celebration of the pizza pie has inspired me to whittle down my list of fabulous pizza joints (of which there are MANY) and give you the best...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Get Loud & Local Action This Weekend

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Because I like to plan ahead, my weekend's engagements are already on the books, and it's only Tuesday. Aside from Happy Hour with some of my college friends on Saturday, and possibly hitting Mt. Baker again Sunday, I am packing in some of KISW's favorite Loud & Local...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Baker Gets BLASTED!

POWERED BY VISIT BEND I am SO happy to be hitting the hill on a regular basis this ski season. After a few sad winters just a couple years back, 2016-2017's snowfall almost makes me forget about those snowless seasons. Almost. I also need to take a minute to show off my new Ziggy Stardust ski mask...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Things You Didn't Know About Bourbon

POWERED BY VISIT BEND So, you think you're a bourbon connoisseur, huh? Maybe you are. But did you know these three facts about the booze prominently featured at Bourbon & Bacon Fest Seattle on March 11th? 1. Our beloved bourbon is our ONLY native spirit. The United States Congress declared back...
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