Road Trips

January 20, 2014 7:38 PM
The off-season is the perfect time to visit the Washington coast for several reasons: you don't have to worry about closed passes, the...
January 8, 2014 12:26 AM
WHERE: Port Townsend, for the 10th annual Strange Brewfest (1/24–1/25 $30 for both days; 21 and older. American Legion Marvin G. Shields...
November 21, 2013 8:01 PM
WHERE: Whistler, British Columbia, for the WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL (12/4–12/8; whistlerfilmfestival.com). WHAT: Imagine Telluride’s famed...
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October 22, 2013 4:48 PM
WHERE: The Museum of Glass in Downtown Tacoma WHY: For the rare exhibition Chihuly’s Irish Cylinders (10/26/13–9/1/14. Prices vary. Museum...
September 20, 2013 8:48 PM
Where: Issaquah, Washington, for the Salmon Days Festival (10/5–10/6. Downtown Issaquah; 425.392.0661; salmondays.org). What: For the 44th...
September 18, 2013 4:07 PM
This weekend, the biggest and best Northwest food festival is taking place in Portland. Seventy food media and at least that many star...
August 21, 2013 10:11 PM
WHERE: Downtown Portland, Oregon WHY: For the second annual Feast Portland (9/19–9/22. $10 for speaker presentations [all ages]; $45–$175...
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July 16, 2013 3:53 PM
WHERE: Elbe, Washington, 15 miles west of the Paradise entrance to Mount Rainier National Park. WHY: To take a ride on the historic Mount...
Columbia Bluegrass Festival Seattle magazine road trip
June 11, 2013 8:28 PM
WHERE: Stevenson, Washington, on the banks of the Columbia River WHY: For the annual Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival (7/25–7/28. $55–$150...
Edison Road Trip Smith & Vallee Gallery
June 4, 2013 4:15 PM
Get up early, hit the cash machine and drive north to this puny but picturesque rural arts haven. Once there, gird yourself for the two-...
Wenatchee, Washington Pybus Public Market Grand Opening
May 6, 2013 11:54 PM
WHERE: Wenatchee, Washington. WHY: For the grand opening of Pybus Public Market (Open daily starting 5/11. 7 N Worthen St.). WHAT: The...
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April 19, 2013 5:06 PM
WHERE: Langley, Whidbey Island. WHY: The annual Welcome the Whales Day festival (4/21. Free. Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 301 Anthes...
lightcatcher in bellingham
April 2, 2013 5:16 PM
WHERE: The Lightcatcher at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham, for the exhibit Jim Olson: Art in Architecture (3/10–6/9; 250 Flora St.; 360....
Lummi Island travel
February 13, 2013 12:39 AM
WHY: For the Fish, Forage and Farm package at The Willows Inn on Lummi Island. On this culinary island adventure, you’ll harvest food and...
January 25, 2013 6:20 PM
THINGS TO DO: The Lake Chelan Winterfest (1/11/2013–1/13 at Manson Bay Marina, 195 Wapato Way, Manson, WA, and 1/18–1/20 in downtown Chelan...