Seattle like a Local // playing tour guide

Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do. I truly believe this city and the surrounding forests, waterways, and mountains are some of the most breathtaking places on the earth. Big words, I know. I’m just so grateful to live here, but even more so when friends come to see it, too. Last month my friends Danielle and Wil Rivera of Danfredo Photo + Films visited the Pacific Northwest for the first time ever, so naturally I had to show them the best of the best: delicious snacks, strong dranks, stunning mountains, and rocky beaches — the real PNW experience. They shot stills and video during the trip and I just HAD to share…

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A few of our stops in no particular order…

Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later!

Seriously, I love playing tour guide ;)

Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later!

He puts up with a lot.

Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later!Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later!

I love when Danielle and Wil visit — not just because they are amazing photographers, but also because they capture sweet moments that I will always cherish. You know when you describe someone as ‘good people?’ Well, that’s them. So, so good.

Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later!Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later! Playing tour guide in Seattle (and the surrounding gorgeous Pacific Northwest) is one of my absolute favorite things to do — check out everything i did with my latest houseguests on jojotastic.com + be sure to bookmark this post for later!

Photography and video by Danfredo Photo + Films.

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4 Comments

  1. 6.22.16

    Wish I would have been following when I visited back in February. Looks like you’d have some wonderful suggestions!

    • 6.23.16
      joanna said:

      Glad you like my suggestions! You’ll just need to come back for another visit.

  2. 5.19.16

    You’re the bestest tour guide a girl (and guy) could ever ask for!

    • 5.19.16
      joanna said:

      and you’re the best guests! xo