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Day Trips

A Full Day in Port Townsend

Prepare to be charmed: Washington state’s quaint Victorian seaport is less than two hours from Seattle—and that includes time spent gazing out at the water on the ferry ride.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 09/19/2016

Weekend Pass

Hidden Hot Springs Near Seattle

Nothing combats winter chill like nature’s hot tub.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 11/03/2014

Get Out of Town

30 Perfect Day Trips

Get out of town with a culinary adventure at Cama Beach State Park, a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Cle Elum, one very unusual form of skydiving at iFly Seattle, or 26 more getaways within 90 minutes or less of Seattle.

  • By Matt Pitchford, Abby Tracy, Carey Rose, Lisa Han, and Allison Williams
  • Published 09/25/2014

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Introduction to the Islands (and a Map)

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/01/2014

Northwest Travel

Bend Is Beer City

Oregon's high and not-so-dry desert town might be the beeriest city in the world.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/01/2014

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News Summer 2014

Where you'll want to go, and what's happening here.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/02/2014

Article

Road Trips: Wine Road Trips

Want to sample some of our top 100 wines? Here’s a selective guide to tasting rooms around the state.

  • By Brianna Lantz and Allison Williams
  • Published 09/03/2013

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Insider’s Guide to Mount Rainier National Park

Whether you look for the wildflowers on paved trails, climb to the peak, or view from afar, Mount Rainier looms as our most iconic natural landmark.

  • By Charlotte Austin, Allison Williams, Craig Romano, and Bruce Barcott
  • Published 07/19/2012

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Bicycle Trips, Trails, and Gear

Seattle is hilly, it’s wet, and it’s one of the top-ranked cycle cities in the nation, thanks to our committed commuters and twisting trails. Turns out we love our bikes and the number of pedal pushers grows with every year (and every bump in gas prices).

  • By Nicole Fancher, Anne Larkin, Jessie Wesley, Emily Dhatt, Amanda Zurita, Brian Colella, and Allison Williams
  • Published 05/18/2012

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Road Trips 2012

The Northwest has the best stretches of blacktop in the world: We can cross mountain passes and trace deserted shoreline, even motor up to the world’s best farm-to-table feast. All it takes is a full tank.

  • By Allison Williams, Laura Dannen, and Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 03/23/2012

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park

What you need to know and where you need to go in Olympic National Park, Washington State’s most popular park, including best hiking trails, campground tips, hotels, and a map.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/22/2011

Get Out

52 Weekends

Getaways, adventures, and road trips for every weekend of the year.

  • By Rachel Sturtz, Olivia Margoshes, Lia Steakley Dicker, and James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/10/2010

Article

Small Town, Washington

Ten fall getaways to historic hamlets, country villages, and sweet rural spots.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 09/15/2010

Slideshow

Slide Show: Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

  • Published 05/17/2010

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Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

Slideshow

Slide Show: Go! Road Trips 2010

Seattle’s nice, but a road trip in the springtime is even sweeter. Here, five excuses to load the trunk, get behind the wheel, and put rubber to asphalt.

  • Published 03/17/2010

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Go! Road Trips 2010

Seattle’s nice, but a road trip in the springtime is even sweeter. Here, five excuses to load the trunk, get behind the wheel, and put rubber to asphalt.

  • By Christopher Werner, Lia Steakley Dicker, Jessica Voelker, David Laskin, and James Ross Gardner
  • Published 03/17/2010

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Wine Country Weekends

Celebrate the harvest at premier wine destinations around Washington: Lake Chelan, Whidbey Island, Woodinville, and Kirkland.

  • By Jessica Voelker and James Ross Gardner
  • Published 08/12/2009

Water World

Washington's 15 Best Beaches

Our state's greatest spots to splash, paddle, hike, and hunt for treasure in the sand.

  • By Laura Cassidy, Matthew Halverson, and Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/20/2009

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Ultimate Beach Guide

Where to swim, paddle, hike, and hunt for treasure in the sand: Here are Washington's 15 best beach destinations.

  • Published 07/20/2009
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