road trip

Edmonds Wows With Dining, Recreation and a Thriving New Creative District

Washington's first Certified Creative District is closer than you think

GETTING CREATIVE: This mural by Jake Wagoner is one of many in downtown Edmonds

Maggie Kerr

Road Trip: Visit a Vancouver Island Town for Maple Syrup, Hiking and History

A tiny Vancouver Island city offers unique rewards for the visitor

AROUND TOWN: The Kinsol Trestle near Duncan was restored for hikers after sitting abandoned for 31 years

Maggie Kerr

Road Trip: Heading to the Apple Cup? Explore Pullman’s On- and Off-Campus Treasures

There’s more than football to this college town

SIMPLE PLEASURES: The Cordova Theatre is part of the self-guided historic walking tour

Alanna Wight

Road Trip: There’s More To Enjoy Than Wine and Vineyards in Prosser

This small town is a wine mecca, but it offers more for the visitor than tasting rooms

Prosser is 190 miles southeast of Seattle, about a three-hour drive

Sarah Edwards

Bellingham in Summer Is Outdoor Central

Celebrate summer with adventures up north

A pedestrian bridge in Whatcom Falls Park

Danny Sullivan

Road Trip: Kingston, Washington

Heronswood garden: Come to admire, buy something on sale

Eva Seelye

Road Trip: Point Defiance Park

Museums, a gorgeous waterfront and good eats galore: Head south to Tacoma for a quick weekend getaway

Point Ruston Waterwalk near Point Defiance Park: super views

Rebecca Ratterman

Road Trip: Lincoln City, Oregon

Shop antiques 'til you drop, and comb the beach for hand blown glass floats you can keep

Oregon Coast floats in Lincoln City: you find, you keep

Rebecca Ratterman

Road Trip: Concrete and East Skagit County

Enjoy a scenic drive and stay out in eagle country

View the eagles during the Skagit Eagle Festival; snap a pic and enter it by January 15 in the Skagit River Bald Eagle Center’s 20th anniversary photo contest. Go win it!

Eva Seelye