Camping and Hiking

April 22, 2011 9:45 PM
Return to the Ultimate Coast GuideGo here if: you love a dose of history with your beach. Along with the tiny historic settlement of...
April 22, 2011 9:42 PM
Return to the Ultimate Coast GuideGo here if: you’re looking for a quick trip to the beach with plenty of amenities—from quirky...
April 22, 2011 9:39 PM
Return to the Ultimate Coast GuideGo here if: you enjoy dune buggies and antiquing—and don’t mind a bit of a trek.  Travel time:...
April 22, 2011 9:36 PM
Return to the Ultimate Coast GuideGo here if: you love rugged, sometimes difficult-to-access beaches (you may need to hike in) and count...
April 22, 2011 9:30 PM
Return to the Ultimate Coast GuideEleven lighthouses are sprinkled along the Oregon coast to help ships navigate its rough-and-tumble...
April 22, 2011 9:24 PM
Return to the Ultimate Coast GuideGo here if: you love boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops, accommodations and big trappings with your...
April 19, 2011 4:34 PM
We’ve all asked (and answered) the classic vacation question: The mountains or the shore? As it happens, we feel strongly both ways. But...
July 2, 2010 12:33 AM
Should I buy my child a special ergonomic telescoping titanium trekking pole? Only if you hate nature. There is no way that pole is...
July 2, 2010 12:33 AM
WeatherNo matter the forecast, in the Northwest you must be prepared for rain. That crazy nylon sheet that came with your tent—the one...
July 2, 2010 12:33 AM
When my husband, Daniel, and I go camping for the weekend, there are no tents involved. We do not drag Therm-a-Rests or tarps out of the...
July 2, 2010 12:33 AM
When the late-evening air is infused with the smell of a crackling campfire, there’s no better nightcap than a mug of warm cocoa and a...
July 2, 2010 12:33 AM
Salt Creek A Family AffairWhere: North side of the Olympic Peninsula on the Strait of Juan de FucaBest For: Base-camp adventuring,...
January 1, 1970 12:33 AM
For many of us, spending the night in a crowded car campground, even in a beautiful locale, feels like camping in a mall parking lot....
January 1, 1970 12:33 AM
GLAMPINGStructurally, it might not be so different from the accommodations at that overnight camp you went to as a kid, but, nowadays,...