Planner

Things to Do in Washington State in February

Join a carnival in Leavenworth, a treasure hunt on Camano Island, a wine weekend in Yakima, and more festival fun across the state.

02/04/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Sky Lights

What I Found Chasing the Northern Lights

Tourists from the Pacific Northwest and beyond flock to Northern Canada to chase the aurora borealis–but nature offers no guarantees.

01/11/2022 By Allison Williams

White out

What to Do When It Snows in Seattle

Suit up, leave the car, and grab the sled. Here are our best tips for the rare city blizzard in 2021.

12/24/2021 By Allison Williams

CROCHET AWAY

15 Winter Sweaters That Are Anything but Ugly

Step away from the ugly sweaters and keep it cute with a men's trippy patterned crewneck, Reformation's backless cashmere, and big, chunky knits.

12/17/2021 By Zoe Sayler

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

SO DOWN

These Puffy Coats Will Get Us All the Way Through Winter

Vegan puffer coats, plus-size puffer coats, men's puffer coats, a puffer coat under $100—you name it.

10/21/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Sole Mates

9 Stylish Boots You'll Want to Wear All Season Long

Vegan Dr. Martens, Chelsea boots, dressy Blundstones, and waterproof Timberlands are so in this season.

10/07/2021 By Jenni Moore

Tuck and Roll

Never Have I Ever: Sledded Down a City Hill

Does it snow in Seattle? Yes, it does. After a big snowstorm, Seattle's hillsides become extreme ski jumps for winter adventurers.

09/16/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Cold Sleep

How to Love Winter Camping

10 tips for sleeping outside in the snow when it's dark, frozen...and surprisingly fun.

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams

Float On

Washington Guide to Snowshoes and Winter Hiking

Winter’s most accessible sport—with the goofiest footwear—keeps getting bigger. Here's how to do it safely.

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams

THAT'S A WRAP

Winter's Unlikely Staple Accessory: Blanket Carriers

They're much cuter than scrambling to find a seat by the restaurant's sole patio heater.

11/13/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Hard Winter

Seattle's Snowstorm Really Messed with Small Businesses

Three local business owners weigh in on the “brutal” side effects of our winter wonderland.

02/13/2019 By Stefan Milne

White Out

So You Want to Snowshoe

But you'd rather follow an expert. Take a winter walk with 12 ranger- and guide-led snowshoe trips.

01/05/2018 By Manola Secaira

Seattle Winter and You

Video: How to Melt the Seattle Freeze

It's not an actual storm.

12/21/2012 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Winter and You

Video: In Seattle, Everything's Better When Wet

It's important to stay soggy on the outside and inside, says Emmett Montgomery.

12/14/2012 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Winter and You

Video: Reading Is Funtertaining

Stay sane in this gray, terrible weather with our new comedy series, Seattle Winter and You.

12/07/2012 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Winter and You

Video: Emmett Montgomery Rants About "Our Enemy, the Sun"

No sun for six months? We couldn't be more thrilled.

11/30/2012 By Laura Dannen