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SEAFOOD SOIREES

Celebrate Cascadia's Fruits of the Sea with These Three Seafood Festivals

Two coastal outings (plus one in Puget Sound) promise a bounty of fresh Pacific oysters, Dungeness crab, and sweet Hood Canal spot shrimp.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 04/19/2016

SUNNY HIKES

Five Spring Hikes for Soaking Up the Sun

These exposed treks, all within two hours of downtown Portland, help you replenish your inner reservoir of precious vitamin D.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 04/19/2016

NATIONAL PARK WEEK

Oregon Has Eight National Park Sites—and Next Week, Admission Is Free

For its 100th birthday, the National Park Service is throwing a week-long party. Here’s your guide to keeping it local.

  • By Caitlin Collins and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/05/2016

TRAVEL DEALS

Amtrak Deals to Centralia and Beyond

With two-for-one train vouchers and other specials, McMenamins and Amtrak Cascades partner for "all aboard" in April.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 04/05/2016

NEW HOTELS

Three Sexy New Boutique Hotels East of the Cascades

Check out—and into—a lakeside retreat from the team behind Portland's Ace Hotel, a refurbished Masonic temple in wine country, and the Jennings Hotel's new rooms.

  • By Caitlin Collins
  • Published 03/31/2016

HOTEL OPENINGS

Aloha, Kalama: McMenamins’ Next Hotel Will Be Tiki-Themed

The riverside Washington town will boast a 40-room hotel modeled after Maui’s Pioneer Inn. But hold on to your mai tais—the brand-new resort won’t open till 2017.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/25/2016

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ten Once-in-a-Lifetime Cascadian Journeys

From ice cave expeditions to lavish river safaris to nostalgic train trips, here are the Pacific Northwest’s most epic getaways.

  • By Christopher Van Tilberg, Marty Patail, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/23/2016

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Lodge-Hop the Olympic Peninsula

Explore a rare, lichen-cloaked landscape—and some seriously old-school lodging.

  • By Olympic National Park & Forest
  • Published 02/23/2016

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Lodge-Hop the Olympic Peninsula

Explore a rare, lichen-cloaked landscape—and some seriously old-school lodging.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/23/2016

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Stunning Fall Color and Wildlife at Southwest Washington’s Conboy Lake

An animal watcher's paradise lies just two hours away, home to elk, coyotes, and over 200 varieties of birds.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 10/19/2015

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

5 Fantastic Reasons to Visit Yakima This Fall (No, Really!)

From a fresh hop festival to comic con, this forgotten part of Washington has a few things going for it.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 09/04/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

An Oregonian's Guide to Hiking and Biking in Washington

Don't let a state border keep you from tackling some of the best trails around.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/20/2015

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

The Hotel from Twin Peaks Is Offering a Package for Superfans

Salish Lodge & Spa channels its television doppelgänger, the Great Northern Hotel, with overnight packages, maps of filming locations, and Twin Peaks souvenirs.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 04/15/2015

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Take a Hike in the Gorge and Reap the Rewards

For one weekend in October, hikers in the Columbia River Gorge can scoop up sweet discounts in Stevenson, Washington.

  • By Sara Rangel
  • Published 10/01/2014

HIKING

Trail of the Month: Indian Heaven Trail No. 33

Packed with glassy lakes, serene meadows, and alpine vistas, Southwest Washington’s Indian Heaven Wilderness is indeed divine.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 09/26/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

10 Adrenaline-Packed Summer Days

Looking for a healthy dose of adventure? Gather your friends, pack up your gear, and make it count.

  • By Caleb Diehl, Marty Patail, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/01/2014

GET OUT

Coast Camping at Second Beach

Head to Washington's wild Olympic Coast for some of the best oceanside accommodations in the Northwest.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/29/2014

BOOK

New Book Captures the Northwest's Splendor

A Eugene photographer reveals Washington's multifaceted beauty

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 12/02/2013

BEYOND THE BRIDGES

Northwest Rolling Retreats

Trailers aren't just for RV parks anymore. Whether stationed in a snow-blanketed valley or delivered, fully stocked, to your favorite riverfront campsite, these four-wheeled wonders offer getaways unlike any other.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/01/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Herbfarm: The Ultimate Splurge

For an unparalleled survey of the regional bounty, head north to Woodinville's temple of microseasonal dining.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/03/2013
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