River floats, hot springs and perfect paddling a short drive away

Plus: Where to go kayaking on the Deschutes

They’re not as common here as in Yellowstone, but our thermal waters are worth seeking out

A ride down the Wenatchee delivers chills, thrills—and family bonding moments

Plus: when to go, what to wear and how far they are from Seattle

The simple pleasures of sand and water attract day-trippers to Jetty Island near Everett

A Gulf Islands trip delivers a calming adventure with thrills of a different kind

And six places in the city where you can rent a kayak

Take a stand to experience the Northwest in a whole new way

For beginner, intermediate, and advanced paddlers