Travel

Port Townsend: A Seattleite’s Guide to Her Seaport Hometown

Seattle magazine's assistant art director Katie Kowalski shares her favorite restaurants, recreation spots and more

The writer poses in front of a mural by artist Nora Kingsley

Katie Kowalski

Get Out of Town (But Not Right Now)

Let our latest travel feature keep your adventurous daydreams alive as you appreciate your own backyard

Immerse in earthy luxuries at Mexican hotel and winery, Bruma

Andrew Hoge, Katie Kowalski, Chelsea Lin, Ariel Shearer, Naomi Tomky and Gemma Wilson

Forget Maui, Jamaica or Santorini—My Forever Island is Orcas

How a convenient destination for young families became an indispensable springtime tradition

Father and daughter paddle near the shore

Chelsea Lin

Could Tacoma Be Your New Favorite Overnight Destination?

Refresh yourself with 24 hours in the City of Destiny

See Wendy Red Star’s “Four Seasons — Indian Summer” in Tacoma Art Museum’s exhibit Native Portraiture: Power and Perception

Gemma Wilson

Skip the Last Ferry and Stay Awhile on Vashon Island

The relaxing destination boasts beaches, art and great eats

Both indoor and outdoor spaces are bright and cozy at The Lodges on Vashon

Ariel Shearer

Upgrade Your Seattle Staycation in Woodinville

Find luxurious accommodations and wine tasting just a stone's throw from home

Indulge in steak at Woodinville’s Barking Frog

Chelsea Lin

Four Seattle-Based Travel Professionals Share Their Passions

When the time is right, these local travel experts will be waiting to help you unleash your pent-up inner adventurer

Courtesy of Beth Whitman

Gemma Wilson

Sandpoint, Idaho is a Perfect Spring or Summer Destination

From hiking and lakeside adventures to a colorful entertainment calendar, Sandpoint, Idaho has something for everyone

Sandpoint’s natural beauty is transformed as the seasons change, and with it, a host of new activities and attractions.

Visit Sandpoint

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

Moscow, Idaho celebrates its exceptional craft beer scene during Idaho Craft Beer Month in April.

Moscow Chamber