Could Tacoma Be Your New Favorite Overnight Destination?

Refresh yourself with 24 hours in the City of Destiny

See Wendy Red Star’s “Four Seasons — Indian Summer” in Tacoma Art Museum’s exhibit Native Portraiture: Power and Perception


Skip the Last Ferry and Stay Awhile on Vashon Island

The relaxing destination boasts beaches, art and great eats

Both indoor and outdoor spaces are bright and cozy at The Lodges on Vashon


Upgrade Your Seattle Staycation in Woodinville

Find luxurious accommodations and wine tasting just a stone's throw from home

Indulge in steak at Woodinville’s Barking Frog


Four Seattle-Based Travel Professionals Share Their Passions

When the time is right, these local travel experts will be waiting to help you unleash your pent-up inner adventurer

Courtesy of Beth Whitman


Sandpoint, Idaho is a Perfect Spring or Summer Destination

From hiking and lakeside adventures to a colorful entertainment calendar, Sandpoint, Idaho has something for everyone

Sandpoint’s natural beauty is transformed as the seasons change, and with it, a host of new activities and attractions.


Moscow is an Idaho College Town with a Soul That Shines Through Year-Round

When is the best time to visit the vibrant, Western Idaho town? “Right now” is probably the best answer—whenever you ask it

Moscow, Idaho celebrates its exceptional craft beer scene during Idaho Craft Beer Month in April.


The Wintry Charms of Park City, Utah, Are Closer Than You Think

Ski season is in full swing this time of year, with slopes usually open until mid-April

SMALL-TOWN FEEL: Main Street’s Western-style facades are lovely, with or without snow


Whidbey and Camano Islands are Perfect Nearby Scenic Getaways

Drive off the mainland and ease into island time

Sponsored by Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism Located just a few hours north of Seattle are Whidbey and Camano Islands. Easily accessible by bridge or ferry, they provide visitors both a physical and mental makeover from mainland to island, transporting travelers to a slower pace. The islands are simple, yet sophisticated. with a certain rustic…


Where to Stay, Drink and Play in Willamette Valley’s Wine Country

The region between Salem and Eugene is a wonderland for wine lovers

The glorious grounds of King Estate


Your Northwest Gambling Guide

Gambling is a given at casinos, but these 10 regional spots offer so much more

This article appears in print in the January 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. Casinos, those marvelous cruise ships of the land, offer a cornucopia of entertainment options all in one place. Whether you’re a gambler, a buffet connoisseur, a spa enthusiast or a Michael Bolton fan, there’s a casino within driving distance of Seattle to scratch that…


What’s New in Our Favorite Nearby Cities

The coolest new hotels, revived historic attractions and amazing food in Vancouver, Portland, Victoria, Spokane and Boise

Rosewood Hotel Georgia


An Oasis Awaits in Bend

Huntington Lodge elevates travel in Oregon’s high-desert brewery town

Take in sunset views

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