100 Best Shops

13 Great Places to Shop for Outdoor Gear (That Aren't REI)

These retailers of rugged wares get you geared up for any adventure on the trail, waves, or, sure, pavement.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez and Darren Davis

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: May

Make time for outdoor music festivals, traditional canoe races, and maypole dancing.

05/03/2017 By Liz Weber

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: April

The start of spring brings bulbs, brews, and blossoms.

04/11/2017 By Liz Weber

What To Do With a Kid

19 Seattle Adventures for Kids and Adults Alike

Where to embrace the city sights, the great outdoors, or a rainy afternoon.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Highway Help

Your Complete Guide to Highway and Pass Closures

Where to find road closure info, pass reports, and traffic cameras for winter driving.

02/09/2017 By Jack Russillo

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: January

Break in the New Year with mountain movies, drinks, and chocolate that benefits Mother Nature.

01/06/2017 By Jack Russillo

Light Shows

Where to Road Trip for New Year's Eve Fireworks

Hail the end of 2016 the way it should be done: with illuminated potatoes.

12/22/2016 By Jack Russillo

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Poke Phenomenon

Seattle is crazy for the fish dish, but one version is best.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

New and Notable

Pacific Northwest Ski Report: What's New, What's Open

Check the opening status for seven resorts in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia.

11/22/2016 By Jack Russillo

Hidden Seattle

How Exclusive Are Seattle's Private Clubs?

We took a peek inside to where the members-only fun is.

11/16/2016 By Allison Williams

Accommodations

Local Rooms: Thompson Seattle

Seattle's new downtown boutique hotel has a lot to show off.

11/03/2016 By Jack Russillo

Get Out of Town

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Summer 2016

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

06/21/2016 By Allison Williams