Senior Editor

Since joining Seattle Met in 2011, Allison Williams has overseen the magazine’s travel and outdoor coverage, including deep dives into Olympic National Park, the Columbia River, and a Burger King drive-thru in Canada. She edits the travel-focused blog Tripster and contributes service, news, interview, and narrative pieces to the magazine, including long-form features about mountain mysteries and puppies in prison. She’s earned awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and been nominated for a City and Regional Magazine award. 

Allison was raised here in Olympia and studied writing at Duke University, Oxford University, Columbia Journalism School, and University of Alaska. She began her career in New York City in the newsrooms of Metro newspaper and Time Out New York, then hightailed it back to her native habitat so she could write guidebooks and climb mountains.

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Film Preview

Company Goes from Stage to Screen

Finally, we get to see Neil Patrick Harris and Stephen Colbert do Sondheim.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/14/2011

Get Out

Time to Buy Your Trail Passes

What you need, where to get it, and when you can get in for free.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/10/2011

Deals

La Conner Wants to Serve You Dinner

Score dinner and a room at Taste of La Conner.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/08/2011

Travel News

Bellevue Shows Off a New Travel Site

There’s even stuff for locals.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/07/2011

TV Recaps

Investigating The Killing: Episode 11

Take a break from your regularly scheduled murder show.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/06/2011

Advice

Travel Tip from…a DMV worker?

We got really useful info from the unhappiest place on earth.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/03/2011

Get Out

Run and Walk for Breast Cancer this Weekend

Think pink at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/02/2011

Article

Trail Mix

20 trails where you can hike, bike, and hug a tree, all within one hour of downtown.

  • By Allison Williams and Craig Romano
  • Published 06/01/2011

Weekend Plans

4 Lodges You Should Be in this Weekend

Keep it simple with a one-stop vacation.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/26/2011

Deals

Overnight in Victoria for $99

Class it up in British Columbia’s fanciest city

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/24/2011

Travel Plans

This Summer in Music Festivals

What’s worth the gas money? We tracked down the Northwest’s best.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/23/2011

Article

Lodge Podge

Park once and play all weekend at four classic Northwest destinations: Lake Quinault Lodge, Columbia Gorge Hotel, Lakedale Resort, and Alpine Inn at Crystal Mountain.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/20/2011

Get Out

Trail of the Week: Mount Si

Call in sick tomorrow and hit one of the state’s busiest trails.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/19/2011

Deals

Vancouver Wants to Give You Money

In honor of the city’s 125th anniversary, score a $125 gift card

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/18/2011

Get Out

Go Climb a Tree

It’s sunny! Get outside while you can.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/18/2011

Get a Room

Honeybees Check Into Hotels

Find sweet, sticky stuff in your food and in the spa.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/17/2011

Advice

Travel Tip from Rick Steves, Guidebook Guru

Dining abroad? Use this technique to avoid the fanny pack crowd.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/17/2011

Taking Off

Welcome to the Tripster Blog

Our bags are packed and we’re ready to go.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/17/2011

TV Recap

Investigating The Killing: Episode Eight

Forgive me, but isn’t this show about a murder?

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/16/2011

Article

Test Post

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/12/2011
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