Silver lining

Ski Season Is Still On—Crystal Mountain Opens Wednesday

This year means more masks and advance reservations, but also more snow.

11/17/2020 By Allison Williams

AirB-n-Behave

8 Rules for Sharing a Cabin Rental

Don't let the common kitchen break up your bubble.

11/12/2020 By Allison Williams

Destinations

Complete Guide to Visiting Leavenworth

Where to go, what to do, and where to dine in Washington's Bavarian mountain wonderland.

11/05/2020 By Allison Williams

Stress Strolling

Where to Walk to Escape Election Jitters

Steal a page—but just this one—from the Hillary 2016 playbook.

11/05/2020 By Allison Williams

Day Tripper

How to Hunt for Chanterelles Near Seattle

It’s easy. But if you poison yourself, I’m not responsible.

10/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

House hunt

7 Washington Towns to Kick Off Your Airbnb Search

The best spots for weekend rentals, whether you're looking for a classic mountain experience or hours in a hot tub.

10/23/2020 By Allison Williams

Crossroads

Woodinville Wine Is Once Again in Flux

Given over to warehouses and agriculture, the town has always been an odd place to host a wine tasting hub. A few new projects show that’s changing.

10/21/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Gun Shy

How to Hike in Hunting Season

And why the camo crew and the backpack brigade are really on the same team.

10/16/2020 By Allison Williams

Is That Allowed?

Should You Book Holiday Travel?

There's a big question mark over Thanksgiving and Christmas flights this year.

10/14/2020 By Allison Williams

Oeno Files

A Guide to Washington Wine Country

Walla Walla and Woodinville are this state’s east and west wine hubs. Both can provide much-needed escape right now.

10/13/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan and Allison Williams Photography by Brandon Hill

Roaming Palate

3 Yakima Valley Wines to Find Now

Washington’s first federally approved wine region always produces excellent wines.

10/13/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Lakeside Tipple

Great Chelan Patios, with Great Wines

Long a travel destination, Lake Chelan is also an AVA. Here are three wineries with dazzling views and wines to match.

10/12/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Woodinville's 25 Best Wineries

The epicenter of Western Washington wine overflows with vintners. Here are the ones to try now.

10/09/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

EAT / PLAY / STAY

Complete Guide to Visiting Woodinville

Where to go, what to do, and where to dine in Seattle’s next-door wine-tasting enclave.

10/08/2020 By Allison Williams

B-N-B Redux

Airbnb Has Been a Roller Coaster Through the Pandemic

If private rentals are the new standard vacation, certain owners are making bank—but not everyone’s coming out on top.

10/06/2020 By Allison Williams

EAT / PLAY / STAY

Complete Guide to Visiting Walla Walla

Where to go, what to do, and where to dine in Washington’s world-class wine country.

10/02/2020 By Allison Williams

Oeno Files

Walla Walla's 48 Best Wineries, Mapped

The heart of Washington wine country has no shortage of producers. Here, in no particular order, are the ones to seek out.

10/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan Illustrations by Mike Holm

Larch Madness

Long Live the Very Short Larch Season

A love letter to the peculiar trees that give our Pacific Northwest fall a golden hue.

09/30/2020 By Allison Williams

Overnights

High-End Lotte Hotel Finally Opens, Pandemic Be Damned

At last, a look at a long-vacant property that's been in limbo for years.

09/24/2020 By Allison Williams

Out of Office

Forget Work from Home, Try Work from Hotel

Be on the clock—or at school—somewhere much more interesting than your living room.

09/17/2020 By Allison Williams