This month’s weekend getaway: Joseph, Oregon, anchor of a valley of big ranches and gorgeous prairies.
Mt. Baker holds the world record for snowfall. Weekend ski getaway, anyone?
Google “Leavenworth” and “Woody Goomsba”
On the last Sunday of February, more than 6,000 cyclists will pedal through what Bicycling magazine calls one of “four classic rides in the nation": Chilly Hilly.
Space shuttle pilot Gregory C. Johnson aimed for the stars—and reached them.
You don’t have to be a gearhead to geek out for DirtFish Rally School in Snoqualmie, but a need for speed helps.
Glacier National Park is an ideal summer destination. Just be sure to bring the noise.
When naturalist John Muir spied Alaska’s Inside Passage via canoe he was rendered speechless. Wait till you see it from the fourth-floor deck of a modern oce...
The military, European industrialists, conspiracy theorists, and weekend vacationers—everyone around Lake Pend Oreille wants a piece of the Gem State.
A mighty wind has blown new life into Long Beach.
As of May 15, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest is back in business.
Will it be “Kumbaya” around a virtual campfire this year?
We can't go there now/Instead, write of waterfalls/From a safe distance
Join in on the citizen science project and reap the cathartic benefits of bird watching from your own backyard.
Take a long weekend on the dry side of the Columbia River Gorge.
Critics—pointing to death, disease, and miscarriages—question who they’re really trying to save.
Urban refugees discover shellfish pleasures in the pristine wilds of the Long Beach Peninsula.
David Volk navigates the Cheap Bastard’s Guide to Seattle, and Eddie Vedder pens the intro to From a Basement in Seattle: The Poster Art of Brad Klausen.
The hot topic of this year’s American Astronomical Society conference: Gliese 581g, a recently discovered, potentially life-sustaining planet. Skeptics, including University of Washington astronomer Eric Agol, are rearing for fierce planetary debat
Getaways, adventures, and road trips for every weekend of the year.
James Ross Gardner
Lia Steakley Dicker, Olivia Margoshes, and Rachel Sturtz
The deadliest creature in Olympic National Park is a snowy-white vegetarian: the mountain goat.
Four Seattle staycations to make the most of your holiday season.
Boardwalks, beach marvels, native treasures, and salmon skins in the Northwest’s far northwest: the Ozette Loop of Olympic Peninsula.
Suck in your gut, bring a flashlight, and get ready to crawl—we’re going caving at Cave Ridge.
Trade gray skies for golden Palm Springs sunsets.
Lia Steakley Dicker
Even at sea, an outing with the Advanced Ghost Hunters of Seattle and Tacoma is a deadly serious search for why things go bump in the night.