Volcanic eruptions reshaped the island of Hawaii last year—and what’s left is a brand-new, dramatic landscape.
It’s the gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, and new home to Seattle brewing royalty.
God Save the Jet-Lagged
Just how far can you stretch a weekend? With the launch of a Seattle-to-London flight from European discount airline Norwegian, bare-bones round-trip flights start at $400.
From Tartine to Eataly, heavy-hitting restaurateurs are suddenly congregating in La La Land.
By luring the region’s best chefs, remote Suttle Lodge has turned a quiet corner of the Deschutes National Forest into a cozy getaway for the food minded.
Under new Vail Resorts ownership, North America’s biggest ski mountain isn’t getting any smaller. But it does have some pockets of serenity.
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.
Seattle Met Staff
Come explore Hawaii’s four main islands with us, each with its own distinct vibe, perfect for Pacific Northwesterners.
Allison Williams and Ethan Chung
Insider Guide to the San Juans
The most populated island in the San Juans archipelago is home to the bustling town of Friday Harbor, fine dining, and midnight kayak rides. There's a heavy dose of culture on this hub, but don't stress—it's nothing like the big city.