Home Away From Home

8 Cute and Cozy Washington Airbnbs

From tucked-away tree houses to subterranean abodes, who can resist a PNW getaway?

09/11/2019 By Lily Hansen

Getaway Guides

Guide to the San Juan Islands

The San Juans are Washington’s special, secluded archipelago, a tiny realm barely tucked into Puget Sound’s pocket. And they’re ripe for exploration.

05/25/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Northwest Travel

15 Amazing Northwest Cabin Destinations

Bungalows, chalets, yurts...escape the Seattle bustle for a few nights to these cozy getaways.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

Cabins & Cottages

The Best Washington State Park Cabins

Some are simple, some are surprising, and all sit on public land—and that means they rent for cheap.

05/14/2017 By Allison Williams

Get Out of Town

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Summer 2016

Where, why, and how to take a summer vacation.

06/21/2016 By Allison Williams

52 Weekends

Summer Weekends

Work up an appetite for the year's best feast with cowboys, boats, and beaches.

12/30/2015 By Allison Williams

52 Weekends

Spring Weekend Trips and Getaways

Get outside for Shakespeare, a whitewater rafting festival, or the wildest parade this side of the Cascades.

12/30/2015 By Allison Williams

52 Weekends

Fall Weekend Road Trips and Getaways

Cider on Hood Canal, leaf peeping on an Oregon mountain pass, and Halloween on a whole new level.

12/30/2015 By Allison Williams

52 Weekends

Winter Weekends

Worth the search: truffles, snowbound mountain huts, and Kurt Cobain's favorite spot in Aberdeen.

12/30/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

5 Places to Stay in Washington's Wilderness

These lodges are truly above it all.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Three Day Play

5 Destinations for Memorial Day 2015

Yes, it's happening already. Don't waste your Memorial Monday off.

05/11/2015 By Allison Williams

Northwest Travel

Seattleites Guide to PDX

How to visit, enjoy, explore—and understand—Portland.

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams

Weekend Away

30 Winter Lodges We Love

Cuddle up by the fire at the Northwest's coziest retreats.

11/27/2012 By Allison Williams

Deals

Alaska Offers Wine Country Plane Perks

Drinking on vacation gets a little easier with special flight and tasting deals.

09/05/2012 By Allison Williams

Trails

Try This Trail: Saddle Rock

We can’t guarentee sun, but it’s a pretty good bet.

05/18/2012 By Craig Romano

Getaways

Washington’s Five Most Romantic Destinations

These places make us feel all cuddly inside.

02/01/2012 By Allison Williams

Weekend Plan

Five Things to Do Out of Town This Weekend

Three-day weekend! Celebrate accordingly.

01/13/2012 By Stephanie Rubesh

Weekend Plan

Five Things to Do Out of Town This Weekend

Put in your last round of Christmas food for the season, learn how to revamp your space, or sit back with some comedy.

01/06/2012 By Stephanie Rubesh

Weekend Plan

Five Things to Do Out of Town This Weekend

Make a gingerbread house, run your heart out, or pop open a bottle of the bubbly.

12/16/2011 By Stephanie Rubesh

Weekend Plan

Mount Rainier Wine Festival is Almost Paradise

Celebrate the mountain’s off-season with a tipple.

11/01/2011 By Allison Williams