Weird Washington

Take a Day Trip to North Bend—the Real Twin Peaks

It was just a little cult TV show a quarter century ago, but Twin Peaks' aesthetic came to define North Bend. Now that the series is back, the sleepy suburb is back in the spotlight.

04/18/2017 By Allison Williams

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: November

Get busy with fall festivals devoted to startups, the weed business, and crafting.

11/08/2016 By Jack Russillo

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: October

The leaves are falling and the mushrooms, pumpkins, and ghosts are calling.

10/17/2016 By Jack Russillo

Food Adventures

4 Destination Bakeries Worthy of a Day Trip

Plan your day around obtaining a fluffy brioche sucré or a German-Austrian kugel­hopf.

09/19/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Day Trips

A Full Day in Olympia

Just an hour's drive south, spend a day in Washington's capital city tasting moonshine, touring government buildings, and shooting guns—not necessarily in that order.

09/19/2016 By Allison Williams

Day Trips

20 Northwest Day Trips to Make the Most of Fall

Fall foliage, haunted parks, enchanted islands, unforgettable museums—all less than two hours from Seattle.

09/19/2016 By Allison Williams

Day Trips

A Full Day in Port Townsend

Washington state’s quaint Victorian seaport is less than two hours from Seattle—and that includes the lazy ferry ride.

09/19/2016 By Allison Williams

Day Trips

A Full Day in Tacoma

Parasailing, classic cars, historic boats, and a bevy of eclectic bars and restaurants dot our neighbor city to the south.

09/19/2016 By Allison Williams

Getaways

27 Perfect Day Trips from Seattle

Explore the wonderful, nearby corners of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle will be here when you get back.

09/15/2016 By Allison Williams

30 Perfect Day Trips

Old & Important

Bask in greenery, fight old battles, and set sail at a naval shipyard

05/05/2015

30 Perfect Day Trips

Weird & Wonderful

Uncover UFOs, visit a (possibly haunted?) cemetery, and slither with snakes at the serpentarium

09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Out & About

Go indoor skydiving, take a scenic drive through Cle Elum, and witness Washington's flaming geyser

09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Learn & Do

Tour the Boeing factory, pick your own apples, and learn how to race your own car

09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Food & Drink

Go crabbing, brew your own beer, and dine out at a Medieval village

09/21/2011