Get Out of Town

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Summer 2016

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

06/21/2016 By Allison Williams

Ongoing Sagas

Whatever Happened to SeaTac's $15 Minimum Wage?

Good question, but it’s tough to answer because the story is still evolving.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Seattle's Airline Wars: Alaska Versus Delta

Delta chases Alaska, Alaska takes Virgin: Is the hometown airline the hunter or the prey?

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

9 Last-Minute Airport Gift Ideas

Please don't buy those Sleepless in Seattle pajamas.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Delayed Flight? Here's How to Pass the Time

What to do when you're stranded at Sea-Tac.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

The 10 Best Things to Eat at Sea-Tac

Plus a food wish list for the airport's forthcoming concessions overhaul.

05/24/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Secrets of Sea-Tac

The Best Nonstop Flights from Seattle

Three of Sea-Tac's newest direct flights, and three other airports you should be using.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Sea-Tac by the Numbers

Where the airport’s more than 42 million passengers are flying, how much they’re spending, and how long they’re waiting.

05/24/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Does Seattle Need a Second Airport?

The idea has long been floated, and it’s finally, probably, a reality.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

The Sea-Tac You Don’t See

Photos: Behind Sea-Tac Airport's Locked Doors

More than 19,000 people go to work in the airport, fueling 737s, shining shoes, and hauling the 50-pound Samsonite monster you checked. We snuck behind some of the roped-off areas to see Sea-Tac at work.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams Photography by Mike Kane

Insider's Guide

Secrets of Sea-Tac

You love the airport, you hate the airport, and now with Seattle Met’s complete guide, you can truly survive the airport.

05/23/2016 By Allison Williams, Matt Halverson, and Allecia Vermillion

Here In My Car

How to Survive Car Camping at Sasquatch! Festival

Allow a four-time veteran car camper to explain the keys to and benefits of this underutilized method for experiencing the music fest.

04/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Camping 101

Creatures of the Forest: What Should and Shouldn’t Make You Wary

Wildlife is the best part of camping. What is there to be scared of?

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

Gourmet Camp Meals: Not as Difficult as They Look

Ruby McConnell says the quality of Northwest produce, there’s no reason to bring anything freeze dried.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

What to Do About Bugs

We've been on this problem for centuries, but we might finally be getting somewhere.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

The Dos and Don'ts of Tent Setup

A comfortable night's sleep and effective protection from the elements: two things you'll definitely be happy to have.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

5 Things to Do in the Woods

You made it! Now what?

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

The Pros and Cons of Outdoor Tech

Do gizmos and performance fabrics improve or ruin the wilderness?

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

Should You Build a Campfire?

It's either the most important part of camping or a dangerous menace.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

5 Reasons Hammock Camping Is Secretly the Best

Leave the tent at home on your next overnight adventure.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams