Get Out of Town (But Not Right Now)
Let our latest travel feature keep your adventurous daydreams alive as you appreciate your own backyard
By Andrew Hoge, Katie Kowalski, Chelsea Lin, Ariel Shearer, Naomi Tomky and Gemma Wilson May 3, 2020
This article appears in print in the May 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe.
Editor’s note: Due to the COVID 19 health crisis, we recommend you save these trips for a time when it’s safe to leave your house. Many of these businesses are not fully operational, and some of the more rural areas we write about in our travel coverage don’t need an influx of Seattleites right now. But it’s fun to dream, isn’t it?
Travel prep demands both planning and dreaming, and this guide to getaways in Washington and beyond—conceived in the long-ago days before the novel coronavirus derailed life as we knew it—aims to help you do both. A well-balanced mini-break is a work of art, whether you’re crafting a restful overnighter nearby, a heavenly long-weekend refresh, or, as may be the case for some time, a bit of armchair travel to sunnier locales. We hope that diving into these destinations, along with taking travel tips and inspiration from local experts, will keep your most adventurous daydreams alive as you appreciate your own backyard.
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