Pacific Northwest Travel
The Columbia Gorge is Filled With Wine and Waterfalls
Where outdoor recreation meets destination-worthy dining.
Surrounded by towering basalt cliffs, lush forests and snow-capped mountains, the Columbia River Gorge is a nature lover’s paradise. Add in the wide array of outdoor recreation and destination-worthy dining, and you’ll barely scratch the surface of all your options during a week’s stay. With the big, wide Columbia River flowing between Oregon and Washington,…
Road Trip: Victoria, BC
This charming coastal city on Vancouver Island is only a three- to five-hour trip northwest of Seattle
Where: Victoria, British Columbia, a charming coastal city on Vancouver Island that’s a three- to five-hour trip northwest of Seattle (via the Victoria Clipper, clippervacations.com/seattle-victoria-ferry; or by car and state ferry; wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries). Why: The iconic Fairmont Empress Hotel (Victoria, 721 Government St.; 250.384.8111; fairmont.com/empress-victoria) recently finished phase one of a two-part renovation, unveiling 235 revamped…
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