Weekend Getaways

July 22, 2015 4:25 PM
Take in colorful festivities and tasty cuisine at this Richmond outdoor market
June 9, 2015 5:06 PM
"Have you traveled or been in contact with anyone who has visited Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea in the past 21 days?" The question...
May 27, 2015 6:50 PM
We’ve been traveling east all day, the late afternoon sun is golden, the sky deep blue. I’m standing on an open-air deck watching the...
May 13, 2015 8:40 PM
Where: Port Gamble, the tiny, historic town at the tip of the Kitsap Peninsula. Why: For the June Faire (6/6–6/7, $10 for a weekend...
May 11, 2015 5:40 PM
Instagram Inspiration is a new column on Seattlemag.com that explores our favorite Instagram themes each week. While the Seattle weather...
May 7, 2015 8:31 PM
Hold on to your mess kits: Seattle magazine is going to summer camp. In early June, I'll pack up my sleeping bag and bug spray and head...
May 4, 2015 5:34 PM
Where: Oregon’s Willamette Valley. WHY: Because 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Pinot Noir planting in the Willamette Valley,...
Goldendale Observatory for Total Lunar Eclipse
March 31, 2015 7:46 PM
Where: Goldendale, Washington, in Klickitat County. WHY: To bask in the vastness of the universe at the Goldendale Observatory (1602...
Flower Fests in Seattle
March 24, 2015 6:46 PM
Spring is finally here and with the warm weather comes a burning desire to get outside. If you’ve been bottled up through the long winter...
MusselFest
February 2, 2015 6:22 PM
Where: Historic Coupeville, Washington, on Whidbey Island. Why: For the 29th annual Penn Cove MusselFest (3/6–3/8; Coupeville Recreation...
January 27, 2015 11:53 PM
Where: The Oregon Coast, from Astoria to Brookings. Why: Because quilting is cool again, and it’s time for the 15th annual Quilt Run 101 (2...
December 30, 2014 4:20 PM
WHERE: Salish Lodge and Spa seated at the edge of Snoqualmie Falls (6501 Railroad Ave., Snoqualmie; 425.888.2556; salishlodge.com. $199–$...
December 17, 2014 8:14 PM
We may have more than our share of soggy, gray days here in Seattle, but we find solace in one fact: It’s probably snowing in the mountains...
November 20, 2014 6:38 PM
WHERE: The Quileute Oceanside Resort, on the northernmost point of Washington’s Pacific Coast (330 Ocean Drive, La Push; 360.374.5267;...
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October 21, 2014 6:23 PM
Where: Downtown Olympia. Why: To experience the thrill of the hunt at the city’s vintage and antique store circuit. What: Twenty-five...
October 15, 2014 6:49 PM
Eastern Washington is loaded with natural beauty: Rolling fields of onions, wheat and hops, and lush terraced vineyards cut into high...