Olympic Peninsula

The Perfectly Nostalgic Road Trip From Seattle to Sequim

A Westfalia van is the road-trip-ready vehicle to launch an exploration of all things vintage.

An old-school Westfalia van (this one from Peace Vans Rental) is the perfect transport for a vintage-focused road trip, and makes camping and picnicking easy

Diana Wurn

Take a Northwest-Style Safari on the Olympic Peninsula

Patience and luck can yield enviable big-animal encounters.

Get up close with sea creatures at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.

Roddy Scheer

Nantucket meets Northwest in Seabrook

This adorable beach town isn't short on character.

Seabrook homes are just a stroll away from the beach.

Rachel Hart

AIA Home of Distinction: A Light-Filled Case Inlet Cabin

This modern Northwest cabin on Herron Island establishes a connection to its natural surrounds with expansive windows, wraparound glass doors, plus a hidden sunken tub that gives the illusion of soaking among the trees

Walk over the 20-foot-long steel bridge and turn left to reach the two-story Herron Island home’s main entrance. Thanks to the site’s slope, homeowners take in extraordinary views of Case Inlet from both levels

Lauren Mang