Foodie Travel

Cooking Classes, Minus the Kitchen

Please stop eating franks and beans in a raggedy old tent. There's a better way to camp.

04/03/2013 By Allison Williams

Hikes

Catch Sweeping Views From Atop San Juan Island's Mount Finlayson

Carve out an afternoon for this gentle hike on the island's southern tip.

10/08/2012 By Craig Romano

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A Guide to Northwest Travel Classics

We broke down the region’s most popular destinations into a quick-reference guide—where to go, where to stay, and when to pack your bags.

09/19/2012 By Allison Williams

Get Out

Where to Go to Canoe and Kayak

The water isn’t quite freezing, which means it’s boating season.

06/11/2012 By Jessie Wesley

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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.

05/20/2011 By Allison Williams

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The NYT Totally Has the Hots for the San Juans

The gray lady looks lovingly at restaurants on Lummi, Orcas.

01/10/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Destinations

My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009 By James Ross Gardner

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Island Bound

See the secret side of the San Juans by sailboat.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

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35 Northwest Playgrounds

Great outdoor summer adventures in the water, on the ground, and high in the sky.

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash

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Island Fantasy

With a little know-how (and many checklists), Denny and Holly Onslow found paradise.

12/27/2008 By Roger Brooks