Travel

Close Encounters: Where to go to Get Out of Town

Close Encounters: Where to go to Get Out of Town

Convenient trips are becoming increasingly popular

Though Americans remain cautious about travel during this time of coronavirus, hitting the road for a quick getaway during the shoulder or off season can mean fewer crowds, lower prices and a more relaxing vacation. While travelers have increasingly delayed international and even longer domestic trips – a survey by Destination Analysts fi nds that Americans…

Sponsored | High-Altitude Adventures to Elevate Your Summer

Sponsored | High-Altitude Adventures to Elevate Your Summer

Crystal Mountain has options explore the unique treasures of the alpine year-round

Out of this world, easy to reach. Washington’s premier ski destination is a hub for outdoor adventures and photo-ops in the summertime. New this summer, guided trips are available for by reservation to enhance your experience on the mountain. Local specialists share the secrets of the alpine with activities such as seasonal foraging and fly-fishing….

Sponsored | Celebrate Seattle's reopening at The Edgewater

Sponsored | Celebrate Seattle’s reopening at The Edgewater

You’ll feel welcomed from the moment you arrive.

When you visit the distinctive over-water hotel on Pier 67, you’ll feel welcomed from the moment you arrive. From the personalized service and warm hospitality to the historic décor dispersed throughout the property, every inch of the hotel is memorable. Savor the flavors of Seattle at the hotel’s iconic restaurant, Six Seven and experience a…

Postcards From the Road (trip)

Postcards From the Road (trip)

These scenic destinations offer something for everyone

First, Mount Baker; Second, San Juan; Third, Bellingham; Fourth, Long Beach; Fifth, Corvallis

Break away to the Lewis-Clark Valley

Break away to the Lewis-Clark Valley

Visit Lewis-Clark Valley, gateway to Hells Canyon

Subscribe here to access the print edition. Need a break from the everyday? Ready to explore beyond your backyard? Embark on an unforgettable adventure and break away to the Lewis-Clark Valley. Explore Hells CanyonHells Canyon, North America’s Deepest River Gorge, boasts rugged and vast beauty. The Snake River is classified as a Wild and Scenic…

How to Prepare for the Ultimate Staycation

How to Prepare for the Ultimate Staycation

Cooped up at home and afraid to travel? Use these tips to stay sane.

This story first appeared on Zillow.com. You don’t need to stay in a hotel and play tourist to have a proper vacation. Look no further than your own home for a staycation that dreams are made of. Make no mistake, an at-home staycation doesn’t just mean a lazy weekend on the couch. Turn your humble…

Holiday Gift Guide: The Gift of Adventure

Holiday Gift Guide: The Gift of Adventure

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

Instead of a material present think about giving an experience. Surveys show more than 60% of consumers want some sort of experiential gift. There’s no shortage of that in the Seattle area, but here are three of our favorites for the adventurer in your family. Kenmore Air Take to the sky on a volcano tour…

'Best of 2020' Readers Choice Survey Results

‘Best of 2020’ Readers Choice Survey Results

Amid the chaos of 2020, your favorite Seattle staples still shined through

Readers chose Musang as the Best New Restaurant.

Road Tips

Road Tips

How to be a tourist in your own backyard with minimal effort

The North Bend area was packed during a recent sunny weekend.  Motorists flocking to Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area near the Cedar River Municipal Watershed circled frantically looking for parking spaces, blocking traffic for several blocks. Just a few miles northeast, at Tinkham Campground on the south fork of the Snoqualmie River, all 47 campsites were…

Destination Los Angeles

Destination Los Angeles

Done right, a quick trip to Southern California can be just the thing for sun-starved Seattleites

An LA sunset is worth the trek

Down by the Bay: A Long Weekend in California Wine Country

Down by the Bay: A Long Weekend in California Wine Country

Fly into San Francisco for a wine-centric experience blending of culture, cuisine and tasting rooms

Before feasting on all things wine country, visit San Francisco’s celebrated restaurant Nopa

In Valle de Guadalupe, the Desert’s Lack of Water Becomes World-Class Wine

In Valle de Guadalupe, the Desert’s Lack of Water Becomes World-Class Wine

Find this unforgettable wine and food region just south of San Diego

You’ll never want to leave Bruma’s luxe Casa 8 suites

Why Do We Travel? Michael Bennett of Explorer X Tackles a Fundamental Human Question

Why Do We Travel? Michael Bennett of Explorer X Tackles a Fundamental Human Question

"How do you get out of your normal headspace and into a space or a place that will actually help you take stock, reprioritize, find your values, find what’s important?"

Michael Bennett at Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne, Oregon

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