Getaways

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Out of this world, easy to reach. Washington’s premier ski destination is a hub for outdoor adventures and photo-ops in…

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When you visit the distinctive over-water hotel on Pier 67, you’ll feel welcomed from the moment you arrive. From the…

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Postcards From the Road (trip)

These scenic destinations offer something for everyone

First, Mount Baker; Second, San Juan; Third, Bellingham; Fourth, Long Beach; Fifth, Corvallis

Rob Smith

Break away to the Lewis-Clark Valley

Visit Lewis-Clark Valley, gateway to Hells Canyon

Subscribe here to access the print edition. Need a break from the everyday? Ready to explore beyond your backyard? Embark…

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Road Tips

How to be a tourist in your own backyard with minimal effort

The North Bend area was packed during a recent sunny weekend.  Motorists flocking to Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area near the…

Lisette Wolter-McKinley

Destination Los Angeles

Done right, a quick trip to Southern California can be just the thing for sun-starved Seattleites

An LA sunset is worth the trek

Gemma Wilson

Down by the Bay: A Long Weekend in California Wine Country

Fly into San Francisco for a wine-centric experience blending of culture, cuisine and tasting rooms

Before feasting on all things wine country, visit San Francisco’s celebrated restaurant Nopa

Andrew Hoge

In Valle de Guadalupe, the Desert’s Lack of Water Becomes World-Class Wine

Find this unforgettable wine and food region just south of San Diego

You’ll never want to leave Bruma’s luxe Casa 8 suites

Naomi Tomky

Why Do We Travel? Michael Bennett of Explorer X Tackles a Fundamental Human Question

"How do you get out of your normal headspace and into a space or a place that will actually help you take stock, reprioritize, find your values, find what’s important?"

Michael Bennett at Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne, Oregon

As told to Ariel Shearer

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