Rover Road Trip

Best Northwest Hotels to Visit with Dogs

Some overnight trips are a little furrier: The best Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia hotels that allow dogs.

06/14/2022 By Allison Williams

PASSPORT OR FAIL

Gifts for Grads Taking a Gap Year

Essentials for high school or college graduates taking time off from school, from a roomy Cotopaxi backpack to a personal safety alarm.

06/02/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Book It

Are Travel Agents Still a Thing?

Even in the age of Kayak and Expedia, the professional planner is no anachronism—and Covid has brought new urgency to the field.

03/18/2022 By Allison Williams

Winter Report

Northwest Travel Winter 2021–22: Where to Go, What to Know

From Walla Walla to Port Townsend, the PNW offers an abundance of winter and holiday getaways within easy driving distance of Seattle.

11/23/2021 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

How to Make A Hawaiian Mai Tai—From an Expert

A Hawaiian bartender breaks down the classic tropical drink.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Kauai

What to do on the outdoorsy, green, out-of-the-way island

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to the Big Island

What to do on the epic, volcanic, bigger-than-you-thought island.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

Hawaiian Language 101

The lingo, the language, and the pidgin dialect.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

Where to Buy Hawaiian-Made Leis Right Here in Seattle

Plus seven things you probably didn’t know about floral neckwear.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Maui

What to do on the sandy, relaxing, legendary island.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Oahu

What to do on the urban, surf-crazy, history-up-close island.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

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

Guide to the San Juans

San Juan Island Ferry Hacks

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

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

Article

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

Advice

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