Best Camping Spots: Occupational Hazards

Avid hiker Kristen Russell wants to be sure you know a few things before camping in the Northwest.

WeatherNo matter the forecast, in the Northwest you must be prepared for rain. That crazy nylon sheet that came with…

Kristen Russell

Best Camping Spots: Vamping

The Eurovan is the ground-averse camper's silver bullet.

When my husband, Daniel, and I go camping for the weekend, there are no tents involved. We do not drag…

Brangien Davis

Best Camping Spots: Roughing It

The Northwest offers myriad ways to commune with nature, but nothing surpasses sleeping outdoors.

Salt Creek A Family AffairWhere: North side of the Olympic Peninsula on the Strait of Juan de FucaBest For: Base-camp adventuring,…

Seattle Mag

Road Trip: Cannon Beach

Soak in the sun at Surfs and in Cannon Beach

Cannon BeachWhere: Surfsand Resort, in Cannon Beach, Oregon. Why: For a laid-back, luxe family getaway. Kids Love: The indoor pool,…

Rachel Hart

Day Trip: Roslyn

About 90 miles east of Seattle, Roslyn is famous as the shooting location of the 1990s television se

About 90 miles east of Seattle, Roslyn is famous as the shooting location of the 1990s television series Northern Exposure—which…

Deanna Duff

Road Trip: Steveston

Wild salmon awaits you in Steveston, B.C.

WHERE: Steveston, a picturesque fishing village in Richmond, B.C., south of Vancouver. WHY: The 65th annual Salmon Festival takes place…

Elaine Hayes

Best Camping Spots: Not-so-Roughing It

In case sleeping on the ground is more than you can stomach.

GLAMPINGStructurally, it might not be so different from the accommodations at that overnight camp you went to as a kid,…

Seattle Mag

Road Trip: Long Beach Peninsula

Everybody into the bog! It's cranberry time.

WHERE: Long Beach Peninsula, for the 89th annual Cranberrian Fair, October 9–10. WHY: It’s harvest season for the deliciously tart…

Laural Hobbes

Orcas Island

A new gourmet restaurants helmed by famous foodies

WHY: To dine at two new gourmet restaurants helmed by famous foodies. Lisa Nakamura, former chef at The Herbfarm, is…

Grace Geiger

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