Editor's Picks

The Top Ten Places I Visited This Year

Our Travel Editor ranks her favorite destinations—and yes, one is a drive-thru.

12/17/2012 By Allison Williams

Apocalypse Now

Your End-of-the-World Travel Plan

The year 2012 is the end of the world as we know it, and we feel like a vacation deal.

10/29/2012 By Allison Williams


Trade Secrets: Beat the Traffic

Airborne traffic guru Paul Tosch offers tips on how to navigate jammed interstates.

10/08/2012 By Danielle Zorn


Slide Show: Things to See in Palm Springs (Without a Car)

Plan a desert weekend without a car with these bikeable, scootable, or walkable destinations.


Talk Back

Readers Told Us Their Favorite Destinations

It's official: We're coming with you on your next trip.

09/14/2012 By Allison Williams


Travel Destination Reader Responses

We asked, you answered: Here are your favorite Northwest travel destinations. Nice pics, everyone!


Talk Back

You Tell Us: What's the Best Northwest Getaway?

Send us your picks. You might see them in the October issue of Seattle Met!

08/14/2012 By Allison Williams

Travel Ideas

Where to Go to Play Golf

Some of us are PGA, some of us are putt-putt.

05/15/2012 By Allison Williams


Rick Steves’s Travel Festival Unpacks in Edmonds

What’s better than going to Italy? Hearing someone talk about going to Italy.

04/12/2012 By Allison Williams

Sea Travel

Cruise Ships Flock to Seattle

Party on the lido deck! More big boats are weighing anchor from our piers.

03/23/2012 By Allison Williams


Texas Travel for the Alamo Bowl

Got Husky tickets? Let us help book your San Antonio trip.

12/05/2011 By Allison Williams

Holiday Travel

Amtrak Adds Trains for Thanksgiving

Here are five reasons to ride the rails.

11/18/2011 By Allison Williams

Drinking and Nature

Calling All Ye Outdoor-Loving Beer Drinkers

A scenic train ride with Lagunitas and a wilderness social. It’s getting beery over on our travel blog.



Travel Tip from a Travel Agent

You think, as a Seattle resident, that you can handle a little rain. Maybe you can’t.

07/08/2011 By Allison Williams


Travel Tip from a Wide World Books and Maps Employee

Reduce your clothing load with these fresh techniques and useful device.

06/16/2011 By Allyson Marrs


Travel Tip from…a DMV worker?

We got really useful info from the unhappiest place on earth.

06/03/2011 By Allison Williams


Travel Tip from Rick Steves, Guidebook Guru

Dining abroad? Use this technique to avoid the fanny pack crowd.

05/17/2011 By Allison Williams

The Traveling Imbiber

One More Vancouver Post: Quick Travel Tips

Four things to keep in mind for your next trip North.


Travel Musings

Culture Fiend’s 12 Tips for Surviving 12 Hours in an Airport

It’s even more fun than it sounds.

03/15/2011 By Laura Dannen