Travel & Outdoors


Foraging For Food

How to find many things of the sea


Exploring the Salish Sea Islands

From lighthouses to mountain vistas, these favorite hikes offer tranquil waterside Northwest scenery

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Five Backcountry Adventures

The backcountry ski season in Washington can last well into April


Close Encounters: Where to go to Get Out of Town

Convenient trips are becoming increasingly popular


Holiday Gift Guide: The Gift of Adventure

Take a flight, rent a van, learn a survival skill


Kauai When it Drizzles

Sometimes the Garden Island needs watering, but that’s OK—there’s no wrong way to experience paradise


Chasing Waterfalls on the Olympic Peninsula

Tour some of the state’s most scenic falls on a weekend jaunt full of mist, moss and spruced-up photo ops


Moscow is an Idaho College Town with a Soul That Shines Through Year-Round

When is the best time to visit the vibrant, Western Idaho town? “Right now” is probably the best answer—whenever you ask it


The Wintry Charms of Park City, Utah, Are Closer Than You Think

Ski season is in full swing this time of year, with slopes usually open until mid-April