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Back in the High Life

Just a 90-minute flight away, Park City’s slopes promise a powdery alternative to the Cascades . . . plus an après-ski scene that’s heating up.

11/25/2011 By Kristen Gould Case

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The Long Goodbye

Get your final fill of summer sun at Washington's Long Beach Peninsula.

08/19/2011 By Kasey Cordell

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Wild Wheels

Nature lovers and daredevils alike are finding Oakridge an attractive spot for cycling adventure.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

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Desert Greens

Head to Bend for a gorgeous golf getaway at Pronghorn Resort, a once private golf community now open to the public.

02/14/2011 By Kasey Cordell

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Sunshine & Wine

With postcard-worthy views of the Pacific to the south and the shadowy Santa Ynez Mountains to the north, the trip from Santa Barbara’s palm-studded municipal airport to downtown is fraught with neck-craning distractions. But truly, it's the local wine co

11/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

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Ferried Away

Get on board for a weekend of bike touring on Washington’s Vashon Island.

08/16/2010 By Ariana Donalds

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The Glacier Express

Northwest Montana's Glacier National Park spans one million acres along the Canadian Border. Its Lewis-and-Clark feel, complete with clear lakes, old-growth trees, wolverines, wolves, and bears, make it deserving of its reputation as the "last wild place"

06/11/2010 By Mike Thelin

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Hot to Trot

Hawaii’s Big Island offers mystical volcanoes, all-inclusive resorts, sunny weather, clear water, and swimming with dolphins.

02/15/2010 By Alexis Rehrmann

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Sunny Side Up

Sayulita, a tiny village of 2,500, still feels like one imagines it did during the 16th century, when the Spanish first happened upon it. Even the Mexicans began settling it only in 1941.

10/09/2009 By Randy Gragg

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Perfect Pairing

Luxury resort the Allison makes inroads in the underdeveloped Willamette Valley.

08/17/2009 By Randy Gragg

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Victorian Queen

While British Columbia's capital, Victoria, may shout Imperialism, there's more than just tea and scones in this not-nearly-so-traditional city.

06/22/2009 By Jim Gullo

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Great Lake

Wintertime Tahoe holds no shortage of its own stunning imagery and activities, but for natives and long-timers, summer is the secret star. Choosing a vacation base can feel overwhelming. If I had to build a pair of perfect days there, I'd stick to Tahoe C

05/26/2009 By Paige Williams

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H20000000h!

At Great Washington's Great Wolf Lodge, families howl over epic waterslides. Last year, Grand Mound, Washington—equidistant between Portland and Seattle—joined eleven other locations across North America as a destination for the Great Wolf Res

05/19/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

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Fresh Tracks

Ever wonder what Vail looked like before it became Vail? Head to Tamarack, Idaho, a megaresort in the making.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

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Discovery Channel

Even when viewed from the fourth-floor deck of a behemoth ocean liner, the berg-clogged bays of Alaska’s Inside Passage will cause your jaw to drop.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

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A Weekend Caper

The beachfront town of Pacific City isn’t all that cute. Yet. And that is precisely its appeal.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

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The Joys of Old

To experience the splendor of the Olympic Peninsula, step away from your car and head into the trees.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

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City of Spectacles

Infused with millions of dollars, Seattle’s reinvigorated arts scene gives visitors a whole new perspective.

05/19/2009 By Jessica C. Voelker

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Forget Paris

A weekend escape with your honey is just a short road trip away.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

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Mission Statement

Classy and cool, Santa Barbara looks like Southern California but feels a lot like home (without the rain).

05/19/2009 By Claire Martin