outdoors

With a Pizza Oven, This Backyard Became a Social Gathering Space

A Wallingford family takes its pizza tradition outside

Longtime angel investor Chris DeVore has helped dozens of software companies in early seed stages. But when it came to…

Marianne Hale

A Vacation Home in Lynden is Filled with Memories

The lush grounds of a northern Washington retreat remind us that to everything there is a season

Rows of raspberry canes, their curling tendrils climbing up posts—the result of countless seasons of planting and picking—line the quarter-mile…

Jennifer McCullum

Road Trip: To Bend, Oregon, and Back

Welcoming summer with a weekend of food, brews and exploring the outdoors

This past Memorial Day weekend, my partner and I packed our bags for a getaway. We opted to hop the…

Carley Schmidt

The Best Places to Visit Along the Northwest Coast

It's not too late for a summer adventure. Let's hit the road

From the rugged and wild tip of Cape Flattery, Washington, to the undulating dunes of Bandon, Oregon, the Northwest coastline…

Danielle Centoni and Kristen Russell with Lucy Burningham, Mandolin Brassaw, Miriam Bulmer, Jenny Cunningham, Kari Lutcavich

Create a Cozy Outdoor Space with a Backyard Fire Pit

Toasty warm gathering spots can be as simple—and affordable—as a run to Target.

As an author who writes books about science and nature, West Seattleite Lyanda Haupt relies on sharp binoculars, a clean…

Seattle Mag

RedTri: Enjoy Fall Colors in Seattle Parks

While ours is a more muted display compared to New England, there’s plenty for the whole family to see here…

Allison Ellis

Red Tricycle Recommends: 8 Hidden Parks in Queen Anne

Everyone knows about the bigger, popular parks in Seattle’s family-friendly Queen Anne neighborhood, but we’ve found some hidden kid-friendly gems…

Katie Kavulla

Outdoor Gear Worth Splurging On

Heed the outdoors’ call in style with these new offerings from top local gear makers.

A new line of urban bags from Cascade Designs’ SealLine brand ($64.95–$169.95) coddles your stuff when you’re out enjoying our…

Seattle Mag

Best Camping Spots in Washington

Whether you prefer authentic camping or luxury "glamping," our camping guide has you covered.

Roughing ItThe Northwest offers plenty of ways to commune with nature, but nothing quite surpasses the getting-back-to-the-land feeling of hiking,…

Roddy Scheer, Kristen Russell and Brangien Davis

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