COVER STORY

15 Enchanting Small-Town Getaways Across the Northwest

Escape Seattle for adventures in the hamlets of the Pacific Northwest.

09/24/2019 By Allison Williams

Island Town

In Coupeville, a Rural Dream Becomes Vacation Reality

On the shores of Penn Cove, farm life and a cinematic village beckon.

09/24/2019 By Allison Williams

Destination: Whidbey Island

Saltwater Is All About Seafood

Towers of shrimp, crab, and oysters await at Prima Bistro's new sibling restaurant.

08/14/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Readings and Talks

Novelist Ayobami Adebayo Kicks Off Her First U.S. Tour in Seattle

The author of Stay With Me—one of last summer’s major books—finished her first novel on Whidbey Island.

07/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Good Causes

Chefs Turn Out to Support Willowood Farm After a Devastating Barn Fire

Farmer Georgie Smith delivers produce to some of the city’s best restaurants. Now those chefs want to help her rebuild.

03/10/2017 By Amber Wright

Hiking Help

5 Hikes That Don't Require Four-Wheel Drive or Chains

Don't get stuck. Hike safely by heading to an island, the Olympic Peninsula, or the Columbia River.

01/06/2017 By Jack Russillo

Get Out of Town

Northwest Travel Destinations, Spring 2016

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

02/29/2016 By Allison Williams

Wedding Wednesday

Win a Wedding on Whidbey

Just about everything's in place and ready to go. They just need a bride and groom. Or a bride and a bride. Or a groom and a groom.

09/24/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Eat, Write, Love

A Chard Frittata of One's Own

Literary meets culinary when Hedgebrook, a local retreat for women writers, releases a cookbook next month.

08/20/2013 By Celia Bever

Writing Life

Where Women Go to Write

Whidbey Island sanctuary Hedgebrook celebrates 25 years of fostering female writers.

03/12/2013 By Sheila Farr