Author: Nora Phillips

For a small town like ours, this is a pretty exciting accolade. We are proud to announce winning the category for BEST VACATION RENTAL! Best Of Bainbridge covers a range of categories...

How it works: After booking your PacWesty trip with this awesome Itinerary add-on, you'll receive a message from Rainshadow Escapes requesting that you fill out the exclusive PacWesty Trip Questionnaire. Once they have a better idea of the things that interest you and what type of traveler you are, they'll create a...

If your from Seattle, you've probably heard Carla Marie and Anthony on the radio. These two are THE BEST, they're radio hosts on 106.1 KISS FM on air from 6p-10p every weekday! They both live in Ballard but had a blast out in Olympic National Park with Lulu. They visited some...

This is a pretty cozy and adventurous way to spend your honeymoon! The first trip was a couple of southbound lovebirds that flew in from Nova Scotia and...

We have three magnificent National Parks in Washington – Olympic, Mount Rainier and North Cascades – and we love them all!  That’s why we adorned LuLu to help promote awareness and support for these treasures.  You can show some love too, by renting LuLu, a sweet “Weekender” and PacWesty will...

If you haven't heard of Descend on Bend, it's a huge van gathering in Bend, Oregon that gives you an inside look at the vanlife experience. The motto of this event is "Humans, Being. Vans, gathering." The Rumpl crew headed off in LuLu to gather, connect and share their cool...

But First, Coffee In The Outdoors We showed off Rosie to the folks at Stanley and had a great time sharing coffee brewing techniques on this LIVE Facebook video. Learn all of the tips and tricks to acheiving the perfect cup of coffee from Ping, who's part of the product design...

Take a dive into the pros and cons of going full on #vanlife centric. Kenan and Charise have a great way of breaking down the aspects of downsizing (for a van vacation or otherwise) starting with the heading "It's A Smaller Space Than You Think It Is" and wrapping up...

Read more about this southern couples trip to the Pacific Northwest and their  Van-To-Glam experience that we've partnered with the Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle to create. If you're looking for an outdoor adventure and an urban retreat, this is the perfect trip for you! Follow along with Kenan and Charise at @twouprighttraytables or...

Read about this Bainbridge Island based blogger's perspective as a Hawaii transplant. Her time spent in Hazel brought back her appreciation for the PNW's changing seasons, the sense of community on our little island and much more! @heidi.stephens Go check out the blog here!  ...