Sleep Here

Local Rooms: Palladian Hotel

The new Belltown hotel is fit for the Thin White Duke.

02/06/2015 By Allison Williams

Super Haul

10 Reasons to Go to Phoenix for the Super Bowl (and 1 Reason Not To)

Go for the light rail and loose liquor laws.

01/23/2015 By Allison Williams

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Getting There: Beat the Ferry!

How to survive the hardest part of the San Juans: getting there

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Lopez Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

Welcome to a biker's paradise where drivers wave at every cyclist and where grocery shopping is done at farm stands. Some of the island's best beaches are tucked at the end of Lopez Island's sleepy roads.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams With Caroline Ferguson

Insider Guide to the San Juans

San Juan Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

The most populated island in the San Juans archipelago is home to the bustling town of Friday Harbor, fine dining, and midnight kayak rides. There's a heavy dose of culture on this hub, but don't stress—it's nothing like the big city.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Love Trip

Romantic Valentine's Day Travel: Where To Go For Every Relationship

Dating? Married? In a fight? We picked the best Northwest weekend trips for every kind of love.

02/10/2014 By Allison Williams


The Great Outdoors: North Cascades National Park

Hiking, swimming, camping, eating, and wine tasting: Get out to our hidden gem of a national park and lakeside retreat.

08/01/2013 By Allison Williams

How High

Pot Tourism Hits Washington

Is weed travel our newest boom? Plus: Our picks for a stoner's tour of Seattle.

04/09/2013 By Allison Williams


Where We'd Go: Five Early Spring Trips

Got a hankering for travel but nowhere to go? We suggest five destinations that are hot right now.

03/26/2013 By Allison Williams

Cultural Travel

The Trick to Visiting a Museum With Kids (or Adults)

The editor-in-chief of National Geographic Traveler has a method for making kids enjoy a trip through a gallery.

03/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Luxury Travel

Seattle's Newest Airline Is Basically a Private Plane

Arrow Airlines is looking to launch service to the Bay Area, minus the usual commercial hassles.

02/25/2013 By Allison Williams


Sea-Tac Airport Secrets

Tips and tricks for making your terminal time bearable—and, dare we say it, educational

02/20/2013 By Harriet Baskas


One-Flight Vacations from Seattle

The whole world is just one flight away from Sea-Tac airport: Seoul, Paris, Puerto Vallarta—even Phoenix, Arizona. We asked Seattle’s jet-setters where they go, and what they do when they get there.

02/20/2013 By Allison Williams


Where Are You Going?

Notable Seattleites tell us their 2013 travel plans.

02/15/2013 By Anna Chatilo

Holiday Trips

Travel Deals for New Year's Eve and Beyond

Give yourself the gift of getting the heck out of Dodge.

12/21/2012 By Allison Williams

Editor's Picks

The Top Ten Places I Visited This Year

Our Travel Editor ranks her favorite destinations—and yes, one is a drive-thru.

12/17/2012 By Allison Williams

Apocalypse Now

Your End-of-the-World Travel Plan

The year 2012 is the end of the world as we know it, and we feel like a vacation deal.

10/29/2012 By Allison Williams


Trade Secrets: Beat the Traffic

Airborne traffic guru Paul Tosch offers tips on how to navigate jammed interstates.

10/08/2012 By Danielle Zorn


Slide Show: Things to See in Palm Springs (Without a Car)

Plan a desert weekend without a car with these bikeable, scootable, or walkable destinations.


Talk Back

Readers Told Us Their Favorite Destinations

It's official: We're coming with you on your next trip.

09/14/2012 By Allison Williams