Weekend Getaways

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...
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...
la conner
January 24, 2013 8:00 PM
BrowsePeruse one-of-a-kind consignment furnishings at Re-Feather Your Nest (623 Morris St.; 360.399.1057; re-featheryournest.com). Antique...
November 14, 2012 12:03 AM
WHY: For the sixth annual Craft Bazaar (11/30–12/2. Times vary. Mighty Tieton Warehouse, 608 Wisconsin Ave.; 509.847.3034; mightytieton.com...
October 29, 2012 9:43 PM
Sauerkraut, sweet onions, a massive chicken fried steak and loads of wonderful wine. Those were just a few of the highlights from a weekend...
October 17, 2012 8:43 PM
WHERE: The Olympic Peninsula. WHY: For the Harvest Winery Tour (11/10–11/11. $30. Multiple locations; 800.785.5495;...
September 28, 2012 12:38 AM
Perched high on a snow-swept ridge...on the shores of a crystalline lake...tucked into a mountain meadow: The Northwest is home to a...
September 28, 2012 12:23 AM
ROLLING HUTSMethow ValleySleek, modern design meets sweet valley views in this unconventional “herd” of tiny cabins, rolled permanently...
September 28, 2012 12:19 AM
TIMBER LODGE Orcas Island (Shown above.) Soak in the sweeping view in peace from the deck of this home; after all, you haven’t just rented...
September 28, 2012 12:16 AM
Waterfall StunnerTHE SALISH LODGE AND SPAPerched above the pounding drama of the 268-foot Snoqualmie Falls, just 30 minutes from Seattle,...