Road Trips

Road Trip: Overlanding the Cascades

Where we're going, we don't need (real) roads.

09/26/2015 By Allison Williams

Destinations

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Fall 2015

Where you'll want to go, and what's happening there.

08/27/2015 By Allison Williams

Three-Day Play

5 Destinations for Labor Day Weekend 2015

Don't labor through the last three-day weekend of summer.

08/24/2015 By Allison Williams

The Columbia River

A Brief History of the Columbia River

Impress your friends on your next trip with some historical trivia.

07/24/2015 By Allison Williams

Weekend Pass

Summer City Getaways: Portland vs. Vancouver

North or south? Vancouver or Portland? If your idea of summer vacation is scorching sidewalks and urban energy, choose your own adventure.

07/06/2015 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

Backseat Climber

6 Great Mountain Drives

We give you no choice but to take the scenic route.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Weekend Pass

Tofino: Vancouver Island’s Tough City

Where to eat, sleep, and watch the waves on Vancouver Island. Plus what to do beyond the beach.

04/24/2015 By Allison Williams

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Spring 2015

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there

03/02/2015 By Allison Williams

Weekend Pass

Sun Peaks: The Whistler Alternative

A Canadian ski legend left Whistler for this out-of-the-way mountain—for good reason.

02/03/2015 By Allison Williams

Travel

Alaska, Eventually: The Great Northern Boat Trip

A dream, the reality, and one very long ferry trip to the last frontier.

01/05/2015 By Allison Williams

Feature

Trips That Will Change Your Life

5 Pacific Northwest getaways that will make you a happier, healthier, ultimately better person.

01/05/2015 By Allison Williams

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Winter 2015

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

12/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News Fall 2014

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

10/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Get Out of Town

30 Perfect Day Trips

Get out of town with a culinary adventure at Cama Beach State Park, a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Cle Elum, one very unusual form of skydiving at iFly Seattle, or 26 more getaways within 90 minutes or less of Seattle.

09/25/2014 By Allison Williams With Lisa Han, Carey Rose, Abby Tracy, and Matt Pitchford

Guide to the San Juans

What to Do on Shaw Island—Also Known as the Holy Island

The nuns who live on this quiet San Juan island have been busy farming their bucolic acres, and there's camping right on a sandy beach. And if you can't find something at this island's only store, you probably don't want it anyway.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Guide to the San Juans

Lopez Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

Welcome to a biker's paradise where drivers wave at every cyclist and where grocery shopping is done at farm stands. Some of the island's best beaches are tucked at the end of Lopez Island's sleepy roads.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams With Caroline Ferguson

Article

The Everything Guide to the San Juan Islands

Whales. Pig wars. Billionaires. Nuns. 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.

07/23/2014

Northwest Travel

Bend Is Beer City

Oregon's high and not-so-dry desert town might be the beeriest city in the world.

07/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News Summer 2014

Where you'll want to go, and what's happening here.

06/02/2014 By Allison Williams