Weekend Getaways

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...
Road Trips seattle magazine elbe washington mt rainier
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...
June 21, 2013 9:00 PM
Summer's a time for soaking it all in, eating every single thing at its absolute peak freshness, staying out late to watch the sun set...
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-...
May 17, 2013 4:42 PM
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...
April 26, 2013 9:57 PM
Bow Edison { Population: 133 }Be hungry. That’s the first rule of any visit to darling Bow Edison, a pair of tiny twin towns about a...
whale festival parade whidbey island Ott & Murphy wines
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....
March 19, 2013 8:37 PM
1. Blush among the orchids and other tropical flora in the Volunteer Park Conservatory Palm House—kept at a hair-curling 72 degrees with 60...
fat bikes
March 1, 2013 5:07 PM
While we wait (and wait) for spring to arrive, Seattleites head east for blue vistas and shimmering snowfields; plunging into all that mood...
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 28, 2013 8:00 AM
Who knew that esteemed local choreographer Donald Byrd—famed for his serious, often political pieces—is a big fan of Seattle’s Ride the...