Activities in Ellensburg

Sporting Clays Outing for Two with Optional Equipment Rental and Safety Class at Red's Fly Shop (Up to 65% Off)

Red's Fly Shop

Kittitas

$100 $48

Built along the Yakima River Canyon, seven sporting-clays stations simulate real hunting conditions for game-bird species such as chukars

Four- to Five-Hour Wenatchee River Rafting Trip for One or Two from The Outdoor Adventure Center (57% Off)

The Outdoor Adventure Center

Cashmere

$79 $39

First-timers and experienced rafters alike enjoy the scenery and battle Class III rapids as they traverse the Wenatchee River

$80 for a Golf Package for Two at Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort ($132 Value)

Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort

Leavenworth

$132 $80

Challenging 18-hole mountain course nestled amid evergreen trees in the Cascade Mountains offers cross-country skiing in the winter

Winery Tour for Two or Four, or Four-Course Dinner for Two at Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery

Wenatchee

$50 $25

Winemakers demonstrate how different varietals are crafted as groups sip on wines; four-course meal includes wine-blending session

One or Two Winery Passports, Valid at 15 Wineries from Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail (Half Off)

Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail

Yakima Valley

$10 $5

Winery passport unlocks benefits at more than 15 wineries; completion of passport warrants exclusive invitation to an event in August

All-Day Paintball Package with a Gun and Mask for Up to 4, 6, or 12 at Paintball International (Up to 89% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$160 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$22 for $40 Worth of Horseback Riding — Legacy Farm and Stable

Legacy Farm And Stable

Loon Lake

$40 $22

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Intro Rock-Climbing Class with Beer-Tasting Tour for One or Two from Backcountry Adventure Guides (Up to 51% Off)

Backcountry Adventure Guides

Multiple Locations

$250 $125

Learn to tie knots, belay, and assess hazards during a full day of climbing followed by sips of beer at a local brewery

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four at Enumclaw Golf Course (Up to 50% Off). Different Tee Time Options.

Enumclaw Golf Course

Enumclaw

$48 $24

Sculpted through King County's Enumclaw Park, 18-hole course features forest-lined fairways, intersecting streams, and abundant wildlife

$60 for the Two Lessons Required to Activate a Monthly Membership at Hillside Stables ($180 Value)

Hillside Stables

Enumclaw Plateau

$180 $60

90-minute lessons teach potential stable members how to safely act around horses on the grounds and in the arena; required for membership

$25 for $55 Worth of Services at K & L Training

K and L Training

Enumclaw Plateau

$55 $25

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10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Twisted Bliss Studio (Up to 58% Off)

Twisted Bliss Studio

Snoqualmie

$120 $50

Yoga classes in styles such as hatha, vinyasa, and toning sculpt

90-Minute Mozzarella Cheese-Making Class for One, Two, or Four at River Valley Cheese (Up to 69% Off)

River Valley Cheese

Snoqualmie Valley

$145 $59

Licensed cheese artisans lead 90-minute, hands-on mozzarella cheese-making classes; participants leave with one pound of their own cheese

$10 for $20 Worth of Bowling and Family Fun at Adventure Bowling Center

Adventure Bowling Center

Snoqualmie

$20 $10

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30- or 60-Minute Paintball Party for 10 at Puyallup Paintball (Up to 76% Off)

Puyallup Paintball

Puyallup

$200 $49

Up to 10 players rent out guns, masks, and rounds of paint before challenging friends to games of paintball amid wodded trails and brush

Paintball Package for Two, Four, Six, or Eight from Paintball Promos (Up to 81% Off)

Paintball Promos

Red Dot Paintball

$40 $10

Paintball Promos packages include admission and all necessary equipment

5 or 10 Open-Play Bounce Sessions at Jumpin Jack & Jill in Sumner (50% Off)

Jumpin Jack & Jill

Sumner

$30 $17

Bounce houses populate 2,500-sq- ft. play space along with arcade games and toys for toddlers; three bounce houses available for home rental

Two, Four, or Six 30-Minute Music Lessons at Pro Music Academy (Up to 79% Off)

Pro Music Academy

Redeem from Home or In-Studio

$160 $49

Professional musicians from famed rock, country, Christian, and pop groups teach how to sing, write a song, or master instruments

$50 for a 30-Minute Flight on a Water-Propelled Hoverboard from GoFly Water Aviation ($99 Value)

GoFly Water Aviation

Multiple Locations

$99 $50

Surf the sky and soar above the water thanks to high-propulsion jets that propel a board strapped to your feet

$5 for a Coupon for $39 Off Five Yoga Classes ($88 Value) at Novalife Fitness

Novalife Fitness

Newport

$0 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $39 off five yoga classes ($88 value)

One-Month Beginner's Karate Package with Uniform for One or Two at Karate West (Up to 88% Off)

Karate West

Multiple Locations

$190 $25

During a month of classes, certified instructors lead beginner students through the basics of karate; packages include a uniform

$20 for 10 Karate Classes at Karate America ($170 Value)

Karate America - Seattle

Issaquah

$170 $20

Students 3 and up work their way to black belt success in martial arts classes that also build character and confidence

$69 for a Zoo Outing for Two, Including a Lemur Encounter at Cougar Mountain Zoo ($205 Value)

Cougar Mountain Zoo

Montreux

$205 $69

After exploring cougar, macaw, and reindeer habitats, get up close and personal with ruffed lemurs of Madagascar for 15 minutes

$29.99 for One-Month Membership Plus Sessions and Personal Training at Gold's Gym Northwest (Up to $318 Value)

Gold's Gym Northwest

Multiple Locations

$318 $29.99

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Advanced equipment fortifies physiques; certified coaches lead hot-yoga and high-intensity interval-training sessions

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Celebrity Fitness (45% Off)

Celebrity Fitness

Auburn

$700 $385

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Horseback Ride for One or Two, or Horseback Ride with Intro Lesson at Morris's Shadow Mountain Stables (Up to 55% Off)

Morris's Shadow Mountain Stables

Lea Hill

$65 $30

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Horses and ponies; lessons begin with how to balance atop and communicate with steeds

5 or 10 Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes with Uniform at ATA Martial Arts Academy (Up to 54% Off)

ATA Martial Arts Academy

Auburn

$50 $25

Students aged 5 and older build strength, stamina, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

5 or 10 Ballroom Dancing Classes for One or Two at Pacific Ballroom Dance (Up to 58% Off)

Pacific Ballroom Dance

South Auburn

$50 $25

Ballroom classes cover dance styles that include foxtrot, waltz, Argentine tango, and West Coast swing

Three Personal Training Sessions with Diet and Weight-Loss Consultation from Studio 19 Fitness (45% Off)

Studio 19 Fitness

Auburn

$99 $54

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One Month of Classes and Uniform for One or Two at Karate Northwest (Up to 73% Off)

Karate Northwest

North Auburn

$149 $45

Kids and adults can learn the basics of karate

Regular Steam-Engine Excursion for Two from Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad and Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad and Museum

Elbe

$62 $31

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Weave through timbered foothills, alongside mountain streams, and across wooden trestles aboard a train led by a historic locomotive

$5 for $10 Worth of Services at Graham Fitness

Graham Fitness

Graham

$10 $5

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$11 for $20 Worth of Paintball — Rogue Operations Airsoft

Rogue Operations Airsoft

Graham

$20 $11

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Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from HealthyMae - Fit and Well-Fed (65% Off)

Healthymae - Fit And Well-fed

Eatonville

$120 $42

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1 Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes or 10 Classes at South Sound CrossFit (Up to 53% Off)

South Sound CrossFit

Roy

$100 $49

Instructors keep workouts intense and interesting by switching up exercises performed with free weights, jump ropes, and gymnastics rings

All-Day Paintball with Marker and Mask Rental for Two or Four at Operation Paintball (Up to 55% Off)

Operation Paintball

Graham

$50 $25

Five forested paintball fields features two-story bunkers, natural cover, and obstacles such as inflatables and old cars

$12 for Two Passes to Oktoberfest Northwest on Friday, October 3 ($20 Value)

Oktoberfest Northwest

Puyallup

$20 $12

The 10th Oktoberfest Northwest celebrates Germany with bratwurst, music, games of corn-hole, beer, weiner dog races, and Hammerschlagen

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off A Package Of 4 Private Classes at Body Mind & Spirit Yoga Center

Body Mind & Spirit Yoga Center

South Hill

$0 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 25% off a package of 4 private classes ($180 value normally)

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $25 Off Five Classes at Inhibitions Pole Dancing

Inhibitions Pole Dancing

Frederickson

$25 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $25 off five classes

One or Three Months of Karate Lessons and Classes at Kiai Martial Arts (Up to 78% Off)

Kiai Martial Arts

Puyallup

$135 $35

Instructor with nearly 20 years of experience imparts wisdom on karate in classes for anyone age 6 and up; good for all skill levels

Three or Five Half-Hour Fitness-Training Sessions at Oliveira Mix Fit (Up to 53% Off)

Oliveira Mix Fit

Puyallup

$120 $59

Former professional athletes assess the client's fitness level and goals before creating a workout designed to build muscle or burn fat

$39 for One Month of Unlimited Hot Yoga Classes at Hot Yoga at the Edge ($130 Value)

Hot Yoga at the Edge

Summit View

$130 $39

Hot yoga classes help loosen muscles to give participants a deeper stretch

10 or 20 Drop-In Hot Yoga Classes at Prana Hot Yoga & Body Sculpt (Up to 67% Off)

Prana Hot Yoga & Body Sculpt

Puyallup

$150 $52

Yogis vary both their yoga styles and the temperature of their studio, keeping it balmy enough for muscles to loosen up and release toxins

1 Month of Unlimited Zumba, Hot-Yoga, Cross Training, or Self-Defense Classes at United Fitness Center (Up to 83% Off)

United Fitness Center

Kent

$50 $19.99

Dance to Latin rhythms, strike yoga poses in a heated room, train in high-intensity intervals, or blend MMA and Brazilian jujitsu

One or Three Months of Unlimited Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, and MMA Classes at All Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

All Fitness

Kent

$150 $45

Learn valuable self-defense and fitness skills at a gym owned by a professional MMA fighter

$49 for a Two-Hour On-ramp Class and 10 Regular Classes at Hook & Ladder CrossFit ($270 Value)

Hook & Ladder CrossFit

Kent

$270 $49

Firefighter and team of certified CrossFit trainers inspire students to squat, sprint, lift, and push themselves to improved health

10 or 20 Kickboxing Classes at Velocity Taekwondo (Up to 81% Off)

Velocity Taekwondo

Kent

$100 $23

World-class instructors teach the basic movements and disciplines of kickboxing during small group classes

Ice-Skating & Mini Golf for Two or Four or Beginner Ice-Skating Lessons at Kent Valley Ice Centre (Up to 45% Off)

Kent Valley Ice Centre

Kent

$37.62 $25

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Public-skating and miniature golf outings; students learn new techniques and build strength and balance during 30-minute lessons

$15 for $50 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons — Tredstone Equestrian Center

Treadstone Equestrian Center

Duvall

$50 $15

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$60 for One-Month Membership for Recreational Band Sessions at NW Rockstar League ($125 Value)

NW Rockstar League

Sumner

$125 $60

Essentially a rec league for musicians, NW Rockstar League provides access to fellow musicians, coaching, and a space to jam out.

One or Three Months of Unlimited Classes or 10 Class Pass at Urban Oasis Yoga & Wellness (Up to 59% Off)

Urban Oasis Yoga & Wellness

Sammamish

$125 $59

Expansive mind-body wellness center hosts more than 35 yoga classes per week in seven traditions, including Power Vinyasa and beginners yoga

One Month of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes or 16 Classes with Uniform at True Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

True Martial Arts

Sammamish

$200 $29

Martial-arts students gain strength, stamina, and self-defense skills; registration fee and uniform with top, pants, and belt included

Registration for 2, 3, or 4 to the Winter Pineapple Classic from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Up to 56% Off)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society / Winter Pineapple Classic

Mountain Meadows Farm

$50 $24.50

Runners trek across a 5k obstacle-course at Mountain Meadows Farm to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Movie and Large Popcorns for Two or Four at North Bend Theatre (Up to 36% Off)

North Bend Theatre

North Bend

$23.50 $16

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Since its founding in 1941, the theater has delighted locals with daily showings of independent films as well as big-name blockbusters

"Evil Dead the Musical" for Two on Friday, October 3, at 7 p.m. (Up to 35% Off)

"Evil Dead the Musical"

Renton Civic Theatre

$52.50 $34

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Campy, rated-R stage musical lovingly transforms Sam Raimi's splatterfest with jaunty tunes and gallons of old-fashioned gore

$45 for One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes with a Private CrossFit Lesson at Dojo 3 ($225 Value)

Dojo 3

Renton

$225 $45

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CrossFit classes combine weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio to provide conditioning for participants of any fitness level

$20 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off Four Group Riding Lessons at Pony Tail Ranch

Pony Tail Ranch

Cascade-Fairwood

$20 $20

For $20, receive a coupon for 25% off a pack of four group riding lessons.

15 Classes from ARA Project (72% Off)

Ara Project

Renton

$375 $105

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Leading Edge Kickboxing & Martial Arts (Up to 68% Off)

Leading Edge Kickboxing & Martial Arts

Renton

$30 $15

Constantly rotating coed workouts, held twice a week, fuse rigorous aerobics with muscle building

10 or 20 Group Ashtanga Yoga Classes at Iron Tree Yoga (Up to 66% Off)

Iron Tree Yoga

Renton

$170 $59

Ashtanga yoga classes lengthen the muscles and improve breathing, circulation, and overall well-being

One or Two Months of Unlimited Fitness Classes with Gloves and T-Shirt at Kim's Tae Kwon Do (Up to 62% Off)

Kim's Tae Kwon Do

Renton

$99 $39

Five 5-minute rounds give participants a total body workout; take-home gloves and T-shirt included

10 or 20 CrossFit Classes at Renton City CrossFit (Up to 91% Off)

Renton CrossFit

Renton

$250 $25

CrossFit-certified trainers design ever-changing, functional workouts to help clients reach their personal fitness goals

One Month of Unlimited Bikram Classes with Guest Passes at Bikram Yoga Renton (Up to 87% Off)

Bikram Yoga Renton

Renton

$195 $25

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Certified yoga instructors lead students through 26 postures designed to increase strength, flexibility, and stamina in a heated studio

10 or 20 Cross-Training Classes at Empowered Recreation (Up to 80% Off)

Empowered Recreation

Renton

$225 $49

Small-group fitness classes blend cardio and weight-training workouts to build muscle and burn calories

$30 for $50 Worth of Southern Dinner Cuisine at Shuga Jazz Bistro

Shuga Jazz Bistro

Renton

$50 $30

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Southern & Cajun dishes such as blackened salmon with crawfish-gumbo sauce & fried chicken with mashed potatoes—all served amidst live jazz

One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Fitness Bootcamp (Up to 78% Off)

Fitness Bootcamp

Renton

$180 $59

Nationally certified trainers incorporate strength training, cardiovascular exercise, and stretching into challenging, varied workouts

Drop-In or Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes or 30-Day Fitness Program at Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance (Up to 82% Off)

Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance

Renton

$220 $39

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Nationally certified personal trainer reshapes physiques with boot-camp’s cardio, strength, and circuit workouts and group personal training

Visit for 2 or 4 or One-Year Family Membership to Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (59% Off)

Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

Federal Way

$16 $6.50

Sprawling outdoor garden and arboretum features more than 700 species of rhododendrons, as well as azaleas, orchids, magnolias, and trees

$79 for Private and Group Lessons with Party for Individual or Couple at Arthur Murray Dance Studio ($432 Value)

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

$432 $79

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Certified instructors teach dance styles such as West Coast swing and salsa in private and group lessons; parties allow for casual practice

Two or Four Piano, Sax, Guitar, Drum, or Voice Lessons at Live Music Academy (Up to 59% Off)

Live Music Academy

Federal Way

$60 $25

Private piano, sax, guitar, drum, or voice lessons help students hone their technique and musicality

$45 for $99 Groupon — ATA Martial Arts

Good's Ata Northwest Martial Arts

Federal Way

$99 $45

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$995 for Houseboat Rental for Friday–Monday or Monday–Friday from River Ranch Boats ($2,000 Value)

River Ranch Houseboats

Burbank

$2,000 $995

Luxury houseboats with slate tile floors, a waterslide, and a gas grill sleep up to 12

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$18 for Rides and Attractions at Family Fun Centers & Bullwinkle's Restaurant ($37.50 Value)

Family Fun Centers & Bullwinkle's Restaurant

Multiple Locations

$37.50 $18

Value cards give families free rein to ride on roller-coaster simulators, play 18 holes of mini golf, or zap one another in laser tag

Four-Hour ElliptiGO Rental for One or Two at Precor Home Fitness (Up to 75% Off)

Precor Home Fitness

Multiple Locations

$50 $14.99

ElliptiGOs combines an elliptical and a bike to allow guests to run outdoors without the impact on knees during four-hour rentals

$44 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed (Up to $91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Redmond

$91.96 $44

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Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; collection of racing memorabilia on display

Three 30-Minute Batting-Cage Visits with Optional ATEC Pitching Machine at Sammamish Baseball Academy (50% Off)

Sammamish Baseball Academy

Redmond

$25 $12.50

Players practice their swings in full-size, individual batting cages, some of which have ATEC pitching machines

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off Of A 4 Or 8 Class Pass ($48 Or $80 Value) at Moving To Heal, LLC

Moving To Heal, LLC

Redmond

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 25% off of a 4 or 8 class pass ($48 or $80 value)

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Surrounded by rolling hills and the distant peaks of the Cascade Mountains, the Yakima River Canyon teems with wildlife on the hills, in the water, and in the air. Wild rainbow bass and cutthroat trout swim beneath the river's rushing waters. This destination attracts many fishers and upland bird hunters. In the fly-fishing classes, instructors teach anglers to read the river and cast a line before sending them out into the Yakima River to put their skills to the test on wild trout.

Elsewhere in the canyon, a sporting-clay course beckons guests to fire shotguns at seven different stations. These practice areas simulate real-life hunting conditions for various game-bird species, including chukars, pheasants, ducks, and other species. After hunters hone their skills on clay targets, willing sportsmen and women can join the Red's guide team for a day of guided upland bird hunting.

Whether for fishing, hunting, or both, Red's Fly Shop staffers schedule single and multiday outings that depart from The Canyon River Ranch Lodge, the company's home base. At the lodge, guests can warm themselves by the fireplace or retire to rooms with patios and verandas.

14706 Canyon Rd.
Ellensburg,
WA
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Jeff Wood, the founder of Health Fitness Complete, understands the difficulty in achieving exercise and health goals—he lost 125 pounds in 2007. He's taken his personal experience and created a fitness center that offers the best training methods and equipment for its customers. One-on-one training sessions are just that—private, with only the trainer and client present, allowing clients to feel more comfortable without others looking on. And in both personal-training sessions and fitness classes, customers work out with dynamic equipment that exercises myriad body parts and muscle groups. Machines where users sit down may allow the chance to sketch out updates to the Nike swoosh, but rob exercisers the ability to train postural and other muscles. Instead, Health Fitness Complete offers many pieces of equipment that allow clients to work out multiple muscles more effectively.

306 S Main St
Ellensburg,
WA
US

Water is the source of life. But it?s also the source of adventure, something River Recreation has delivered since 1982. Today, stationed on the banks of the Wenatchee River in Monitor, the company sends clients floating down a total of seven rivers throughout Washington State.

As entertaining as they are informative, River Recreation?s guides undergo extensive training?twice as much, in fact, than the state requirements. That experience enables the company to offer a wide range of trips, from kid-friendly Class I floats to heart-pumping Class V adventures that have helped discover some of the area?s top opera singers. Currently, River Recreation hosts half-day, full-day, and combination trips, and in 2010, it unveiled a white water-and-wine mini getaway?a half-day of rafting, and a half day of wine tasting in Wenatchee Valley. All of this is combined to make RIver Recreation Washington State's Whitewater Professionals.

46.673962,-121.054144
Naches,
WA
US

Celebrated country artist Toby Keith circles the wagons, accompanied by a posse of melodic outlaws and dazzling pyrotechnics during Toby Keith’s Locked & Loaded Tour Presented by Ford F-Series. Toby’s three-fisted lyricism, irresistible hooks, and physics-defying aerodynamics have made him a human cannonball in the canon of country music, and the tour celebrates his new album, Bullets in the Gun, with ballistic flamboyance. Audiences will goggle as 1,000 square feet of video screens, a giant T-shaped ramp party pit, and a dazzling display of explosives form a proscenium framing Toby’s arsenal of straight-shooting hits. Riding sidesaddle on the tour, rowdy troubadour Eric Church deputizes audiences with hits from his No. 1 album Chief, and songsmith JT Hodges belts out ditties about sustaining romance when forced to bake soufflés in zero gravity.

754 Silica Road Northwest
Quincy,
WA
US

Having grown weary of the Texas tropes of football and heavy-handed competition, James Moore sought some kind of escape. At the advice of his father, he enrolled in Prescott College in Arizona for its unorthodox and outdoorsy approach to education. The school's recreation program lured James to Moab, Utah, where he received his first taste of whitewater rafting. After 30 days hiking the red-rock country, rafting the Green River, and living off peanut butter and freeze-dried dinners, James was not convinced the outdoors were his calling. He struggled to develop survival skills or cultivate an innate sense of how to navigate the wilderness. After one year at Prescott, he found himself returning to Texas.

It was a three-day kayaking trip with his father and brother-in-law on the Guadalupe River that showed James that working together and challenging themselves in such exhilarating conditions could bring people closer to each other and to nature. It wasn't long before he was off again, cramming all his earthly possessions into his pastel-blue '74 Ford Pinto and departing for Western Washington University in Bellingham. Once there, his love affair with the outdoors came to fruition while hiking the lush forests and rafting the bucking rapids of the Pacific Northwest. He was finally at ease in his surroundings.

Orion River Expeditions is the living continuation of James's journey and how he has ultimately solidified his relationship with the great outdoors and his community. He and his team lead explorers down seven of the Pacific Northwest's most scenic and adventuresome rivers, from the Wenatchee in Washington to the Deschutes in Oregon. Each trip strives to bring participants closer to their fellow passengers and their natural surroundings.

12681 Wilson Street
Leavenworth,
WA
US

[[m:####Adventure Aviation Trike Flights The duo of Robe “Bedo” Lyons and John “Wink” Winkenwader founded Adventure Aviation Trike Flights in 2007 to share their love of small-scale aviation with first-time fliers and those looking to get certified. The piloting pals take to the skies in light sport-weight trikes, which are open-air vehicles with glider wings that can make safe takeoffs and landings on three wheels or on pontoons. Instructional discovery flights take visitors up for jaunts over Lake Chelan, where they can take in scenic vistas and verify the cotton count of passing clouds. Those wishing to take on a solo career can opt for complete flight-certification courses, including expert ground-school and one-on-one flight instruction.:m]]

Hanger #372, Airport Way
Chelan,
WA
US