Destinations

My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009 By James Ross Gardner

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Slide Show: My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009

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Man vs. Mild

A lazy guy’s travel guide to recreation and relaxation along the Columbia River.

04/23/2009 By Jim Gullo

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The Longest Mile

With courses sometimes as long as 100 miles, you gotta be a fanatical runner—or crazy—to run an ultramarathon. Seattle’s Scott Jurek is a little bit of both. But he's already ahead of what's becoming a huge trend.

04/22/2009 By Sean Leslie

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Let It Rain

A spring hike through the Olympic rain forest can be a muddy, waterlogged exercise in environmental immersion. And it’s wonderful.

03/16/2009 By Lawrence W. Cheek

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All Washed Up

Flotsamologists never know what they’ll uncover on Washington’s stormy shores—and that’s the point.

02/12/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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You Know, For Kids

Decadence and magic at Grand Mound’s Great Wolf Lodge.

01/15/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Get Out

This Cold House

Tents, schments. Real winter campers dig out a snow cave.

01/15/2009 By Camden Swita

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52 Weekends

Think of all the Saturday mornings you’ve awoken with the same question rattling in 
your head: What am I doing this weekend? The following pages spell an end to that quandary. What to do with the most important 48 hours of the week in the best region on

01/09/2009 By James Ross Gardner, Laura Cassidy, Jim Gullo, Jessica Voelker, Lia Steakley Dicker, Christopher Werner, and Courtney Nash

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My Fat Big White and Silver Star Weekend

Two small BC resorts make for supersize fun.

01/07/2009 By Kimberly Brown Seeley

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Joyride

Jerry Baker has ridden every Seattle to Portland cycling event. With his advice and a little hard work, you can start your own streak.

01/07/2009 By Bill Thorness

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Eagle Eye

Getting up close and personal with bald eagles is inspiring, impressive, even a little intimidating. Best of all, though, it’s easy.

01/05/2009 By Roger Brooks

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Digging In

If you want to try Washington’s best bivalve, grab a bucket and head to the beach.

01/04/2009 By Jess Thomson

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A Little Crab Will Do You

Discover the bounty of the sea from a beach house on the Oregon Coast.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

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Island Bound

See the secret side of the San Juans by sailboat.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

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Shrimping in the Hood

Spot shrimping in Hood Canal isn’t glamorous, but there’s nothing like trapping your own dinner.

01/03/2009 By Maria Dolan

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The Fourth Best City in the Northwest

This ain’t your granddad’s Spokane.

01/03/2009 By Jim Gullo

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Bottoms Up

Bury your head in the sand in search of giant geoducks and your Pacific Northwest wings.

12/28/2008 By Harry Edwards

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Swim with the Fishes

A diver discovers unearthly—and inhuman—delights beneath the sea.

12/28/2008 By Langdon Cook

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35 Northwest Playgrounds

Great outdoor summer adventures in the water, on the ground, and high in the sky.

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash