June 2018

How the Trump Administration is Threatening the Washington Wilderness and What State Leaders Are Doing About It

How the Trump Administration is Threatening the Washington Wilderness and What State Leaders Are Doing About It

In Washington state, we’ve been pulling together to protect our wilderness. But Knute Berger wonders if the current federal administration will take us back to the era of exploitation

A 1958 hike led by Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas drew attention to the Olympic coastline; with areas like this under threat, a “Save the Coast Hike” this summer will follow the same path

85 Best Outdoor Adventures: The Top Hikes, Beaches and Campsites Close to Seattle

85 Best Outdoor Adventures: The Top Hikes, Beaches and Campsites Close to Seattle

We've got the scoop on the hikes, camping spots, beaches and adventures that are practically on our doorstep and will keep you outside all summer long

SOAK IT UP: Incredible mountain views like this from the Naches Peak Loop near Chinook Pass can be found within easy reach of Seattle

14 Best Hiking Trails Within 100 Miles of Seattle

14 Best Hiking Trails Within 100 Miles of Seattle

From the best mountain trail to the top hike with your pup, find your bliss on one of these outdoor routes

WALK HERE: The restored, historic fire lookout at the top of Mount Pilchuck is impossibly nestled in the summit's craggy peak

15 Best Things To Do in Seattle in June 2018

15 Best Things To Do in Seattle in June 2018

Our hand-picked list of best bets for entertainment this month

Martha Friedman combines organic and synthetic forms in this 2018 untitled concrete, rubber and steel sculpture at the Henry Art Gallery

The New Pho Bac Sup Pairs Natural Wine with Seattle’s Best Pho

The New Pho Bac Sup Pairs Natural Wine with Seattle’s Best Pho

Homespun pho and trendy wine? Pho Bac Sup Shop brings together an unlikely pairing

CREATIVE LICENSE: Yenvy Pham shows off her signature creation- the short rib pho, paired with a glass of Le Bergey Bordeaux

10 Perfect Washington State Campsites

10 Perfect Washington State Campsites

Whether you’re looking for scenery or privacy, there is a campsite just for you

THE LAKE HOME: Camp by the lakeside at Moran State Park which has 133 sites in the campground

Best Places to Stargaze in Washington Parks

Best Places to Stargaze in Washington Parks

In the great outdoors, the real show begins after the day is done

This article appears in print in the June 2018 issue, as part of the “85 Best Outdoor Adventures” cover story. Click here to subscribe. If you aren’t mesmerized by the view of the heavens above from Artist Point, perched at 5,000 feet elevation in an otherworldly alpine saddle between two of the Cascades’ most iconic peaks (Mount Shuksan…

Glass Castle: Inside the Epic Space Needle Remodel

Glass Castle: Inside the Epic Space Needle Remodel

The city’s iconic landmark debuts a new, see-through experience, with more changes to come

This article appears in print in the June 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. For more on the Space Needle’s $100 million reconstruction, click here and join us on our behind the scenes tour of the remodel.  Times have changed since the debut of the Space Needle at the Century 21 Exposition, aka the Seattle World’s Fair, in…

Our 11 Favorite Beaches in Washington

Our 11 Favorite Beaches in Washington

The best beaches for everything from surfing to whale watching

FLY AWAY: The 28 miles of Longbeach's namesake beachfront are great for kite flying

Meet the New Wave of Female Farmers

Meet the New Wave of Female Farmers

Women have been hidden players on the nation’s farms, but local storyteller Audra Mulkern is out to change that

RECORD KEEPER: With photos and a website, Audra Mulkern is spotlighting the role of women in farming

8 Adrenaline Pumping Outdoor Activities to Try Near Seattle

8 Adrenaline Pumping Outdoor Activities to Try Near Seattle

Get your adrenaline pumping with these high-octane outdoor activities

GET YOUR KICKS: Leap out of a perfectly good plane on a jump with Skydive Snohomish

Upstream Selects: Seattle Magazine's Recommended Itinerary

Upstream Selects: Seattle Magazine’s Recommended Itinerary

The second annual Upstream celebrates Seattle’s legendary music scene

LOCAL FOCUS: Reunited Seattle punk rockers Murder City Devils play Upstream June 3

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Palm Springs Top Destination for Seattleites

Palm Springs Top Destination for Seattleites

Seattle Residents Look South for Vacation Homes

Heading to Palm Springs during spring break or summer vacation? You’re not alone. The California city known for its natural hot springs, restaurants, golf courses, and nearly year-round sunshine is by far the most popular destination for Seattleites who want to buy a vacation home. A study by real estate company Pacaso says 16% of…

TURNING THE OTHER PEAK

TURNING THE OTHER PEAK

SUNCADIA VACATION HOME REFLECTS FAMILY’S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Interrupting their travels to build a vacation home from scratch was the last thing on the minds of Sherri and Ali Anissipour in 2019 when they went on an anniversary holiday to Suncadia resort, located about 90 minutes east of their Seattle home. “We wanted to travel the world,” Sherri says, “not go to the…