Washington’s Best Road Trips

Experience the Pacific Northwest from the comfort of an RV. Also in this issue: The definitive guide to Seattle suburbs, 9-to-5 fashion, and carb overload.

In this issue:

Eat & Drink

THE CARBS ISSUE

Ode to a Scallion Pancake

Go ahead, compare it to heavyweights like pizza and pastries. This comfort superfood holds its own.

03/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

THE CARBS ISSUE

7 Seattle Noodle Dishes for a Blessedly Carb-Filled Week

Sunday scaries. Weeknight takeout. Seattle’s got a bowl for every mood.

03/17/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

The Carbs Issue

The Just-Spicy-Enough Origin Story of Beecher's Mac and Cheese

The Pike Place Market icon built its brand on a dash of spice and a smidgen of schtick.

03/15/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

How Shubert Ho Turned Edmonds into a Dining Destination

A town once starved for a scene now boasts Italian, sushi, and even a seafood market.

03/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Health & Wellness

Quote Unquote

CNA Margaret Ditto Cares for Nursing Home Residents in Sickness and in Health

"We are the frontline workers now. We always have been."

03/30/2021 By Allison Williams

Home & Real Estate

Neighborhoods

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

Ferry commutes. Big-tech hubs. Mountain views. Our suburbs aren’t your average.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy and Seattle Met Staff

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

The Pleasures and Pains of Bremerton Ferry Commuting

It's not all sunsets and Sound ripples.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

North Bend Trades Happy Hour for Après

At the mountains’ edge, recreation beckons any day of the week.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sublurbs

What to Know about Seattle’s Suburbs

Pithy summaries of communities in the Puget Sound region, including every city in King County.

03/08/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

White Center's Nightlife Is Quietly Growing

Gay bars, roller rink rock shows—the southerly suburb is suddenly a good place to go out.

03/08/2021 By Stefan Milne

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

What $675,000 Buys You in Three Seattle Suburbs

In 2020, the typical Seattle-area home sold for roughly $675,000. But "typical” looked different in Bainbridge Island, Sammamish, and Kent.

03/08/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

This STEM School in Redmond Is One of the Country's Best

Why Microsoft won’t have to look far for new talent.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

Don’t Call Bellevue a Suburb

And other follies in labeling the communities around Seattle.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

News & City Life

Hub Spots

Should Cascadia Build Several New Cities from Scratch?

One group has proposed a bold solution to the Pacific Northwest’s looming sustainability crisis.

03/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

First Person, Last Word

I Could Have Waited out the Pandemic in Singapore, but Seattle Kept Me

Community and solidarity proved powerful ballast.

03/18/2021 By Ruchika Tulshyan

Style & Shopping

Scrolling Spree

Seattle Small Businesses Are Popping Up on Instagram

From the Properly Organized and Orderly Pop-Up to vintage furniture, the app provides a platform for more than just social media.

03/29/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Chona Kasinger

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

A Guide to Shopping in and around Seattle's Suburban Malls

Suburbia may be known for retail hubs, but its small businesses are worth the drive, too.

03/08/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Travel & Outdoors

Miracle Miles

8 Best Road Trips from Seattle

Washington’s eight most impressive drives, from mountain passes to sand in the tires.

04/06/2021 By Allison Williams

Spring Report

Northwest Travel 2021: Where to Go, What to Know

Travel is back in bloom—and so are the daffodils, wine fests, and brand new golf courses.

03/23/2021 By Allison Williams

Saved by the brew

Craft Beer Is a Small Town Success Story

How does a struggling small town draw tourists without fine dining or fancy attractions? Pour ’em a pint.

03/11/2021 By Allison Williams Photography by Brooke Fitts

Trailer Taxonomy

Understanding the Different Types of RVs

Size isn’t everything. Recreational vehicles are classified by shape, not length.

03/04/2021 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Seattle Met

Perk City

The Best Amenities Found in Fancy RVs

Certain additions can make an RV feel better than home.

03/04/2021 By Allison Williams

Trendsetting

Van Life vs. RV Life

Not everyone wants the Instagram lifestyle.

03/04/2021 By Allison Williams

Site Survey

10 Best RV Campgrounds in Washington

Where to park overnight, from beachfront to the boonies.

03/04/2021 By Allison Williams

Four Wheel Home

Truck Campers Have a Whole New Look

A few local outfits rethink flatbed chic.

03/04/2021 By Allison Williams

Driving Home

Learning to Camp Indoors

Three days, one rental, and a whole new perspective on the RV lifestyle.

03/04/2021 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Cody Muir

The Road Home

The Seattle Guide to RVs

How to rent, where to camp, and why motorhomes are having a moment.

03/04/2021 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Cody Muir