Travel & Outdoors

5 Nearby Travel Destinations for Exceptional Dining and Water Views

5 Nearby Travel Destinations for Exceptional Dining and Water Views

Gorgeous accommodations and a spa oasis are nice, but when it comes to a full-service getaway, it’s all about the on-site dining

The Willows Inn’s tasting menu is pure art

Head to Chelan for Lakeside Adventure in Winter or Summer

Head to Chelan for Lakeside Adventure in Winter or Summer

This perennially popular spot is a destination for warm and cold seasons

Make a splash at family-friendly Campbell’s Resort

An Oregon Beach Getaway for the Whole Family

An Oregon Beach Getaway for the Whole Family

Seeking a quaint oceanfront sojourn? Set your sights on Seaside

This article appears in print in the January 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. If you love to chew on saltwater taffy while walking along the crab-shell-covered shores of charming beach towns, you shouldn’t miss Seaside, Oregon. Couples flock here for the romantic accommodations, and friends and families go for the outdoor recreation—including the world’s largest amateur beach…

Seattle Travel Concierge Now Offers Genealogical Travel Itineraries

Seattle Travel Concierge Now Offers Genealogical Travel Itineraries

TCS World Travel uses your family history to create a personalized travel journey

This article appears in print in the January 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. It turns out that those detailed genealogy reports from the likes of Ancestry or 23andMe are good for more than stalking your second cousins on the internet. TCS World Travel, a luxury travel concierge based in downtown Seattle, will take this information and plan…

Carried Away: What to Bring to Make Traveling a Breeze

Carried Away: What to Bring to Make Traveling a Breeze

Style and social writer Andrew Hoge lists his picks for must-have travel essentials

This article appears in print in the January 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. Travel buffs frequently advise that it’s more important to spend money on experiences than on things. But even a minimalist jet-setter can’t travel without a little help. These hand-picked travel essentials are so stylish yet practical that you may keep them by your side…

Explore Our Favorite Northwest Getaways

Explore Our Favorite Northwest Getaways

How to raise the bar of your travel experiences

This article appears in print in the January 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. From underwater tours of the Titanic to vacations planned around your heritage, it’s time to explore what the world has to offer. Seattle Travel Concierge Now Offers Genealogical Travel ItinerariesExplore the ‘Titanic’ with This Local Company This SummerSea-Tac’s New Alaska Airlines Lounge Elevates…

Sea-Tac's New Alaska Airlines Lounge Elevates the Customer-centric Experience

Sea-Tac’s New Alaska Airlines Lounge Elevates the Customer-centric Experience

Features include a large selection of beers on tap and a pancake 'printer'

GROUNDED IN STYLE: SeaTac’s new Alaska Lounge features custom furniture, beer on tap and views of Mount Rainier

Explore the 'Titanic' with This Local Company This Summer

Explore the ‘Titanic’ with This Local Company This Summer

OceanGate will offer six 'Titanic' dives for civilians to join as mission specialists

DROP IN THE OCEAN: OceanGate’s new ‘Titan’ submersible is the first of its kind

New Bellevue IV Drip Lounge Offers Nutrient-Rich Drips to Fight Jet Lag

New Bellevue IV Drip Lounge Offers Nutrient-Rich Drips to Fight Jet Lag

A Jet Setter IV is designed to help ease jet lag for frequent flyers

TO THE POINT: Holistique IV Lounge delivers nutrients straight to the bloodstream with IV drips and vitamin shots

Ballard Used-gear Consignment Shop Makes Outdoor Adventures More Accessible

Ballard Used-gear Consignment Shop Makes Outdoor Adventures More Accessible

Wonderland Gear Exchange opened last fall

This article appears in print in the December 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. Washington’s trails and slopes can challenge even the heartiest adventurers—but the steep cost of new gear presents one of the biggest obstacles to getting out there in the first place. Making adventures more affordable is one of the tenets of Wonderland Gear Exchange, a…

Explore Adventure in the Heart of Washington Wine Country

Explore Adventure in the Heart of Washington Wine Country

The Tri-Cities gives access to stellar Washington wineries and a diversity of outdoor recreation

Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery in Richland, Washington

A Winter Adventure Isn't Far in Juneau, Alaska

A Winter Adventure Isn’t Far in Juneau, Alaska

The relatively undiscovered Alaskan gem is a vacation all on its own

Sponsored by Travel Juneau Get to know winter in Juneau, a destination that’s always in season no matter the season. Diverse terrain, abundant snowfall and breathtaking scenery make Alaska’s capital city the best-kept secret in snow sports. We’re talking spruce and cedar forest encrusted in ice rime; long, slow sunsets painting the ridgeline pink, purple…

Sun-Seekers Head North to British Columbia's Sun Peaks Ski Resort

Sun-Seekers Head North to British Columbia’s Sun Peaks Ski Resort

This Canadian ski area receives over 2000 hours of sunshine annually

Sponsored by Tourism Sun Peaks Words by Aaron Theisen From the top of the Sunburst Express “bubble” quad at British Columbia’s Sun Peaks Resort, my ski partner, Marlie Marchewka—a local snowboarder and unofficial Sun Peaks ambassador for the day—watch morning light stream over Mt. Morrisey, on the far side of the resort. The lifts don’t…

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