ON THE WATER

Lake Escapes

We explore the best landlocked waters of the Northwest, from secluded beaches to wild waves fit for a weekend of watersports.

05/01/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Rachel Ritchie

ON THE WATER

Cruisin'

See Oregon and Washington from the mighty waters or the Columbia aboard a yacht, paddlewheel boat, or Victorian steamer.

05/01/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Aaron Scott

ON THE WATER

Riverfront Property

We've scouted the best locales for weekends at the river, whether you're looking for fly-fishing spots, lazy floating, or white-knuckle rides.

05/01/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail

ON THE WATER

Island Hopping

Explore the best of Washington's scenic islands, from Bainbridge and Whidbey to Vashon and San Juan.

05/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell With Matt Werbach

STAYCATION

A Taste of Italy in PDX

A renowned Portland travel agent gives her picks for unearthing a bit of Italy in the Northwest.

01/10/2013 By Meaghan Morawski

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band - The End

Style editor Eden Dawn chronicles the end of a month long tour with The Helio Sequence through photos of the long drive from New England to Portland and her developing fear of the Midwest’s cornfields.

11/29/2012 By Eden Dawn

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band - Part 2

Style editor Eden Dawn reports back on the second week of touring with local band The Helio Sequence including goat smugglers and crashing into The Big Apple.

11/21/2012 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Slide Show: I'm With the Band - Part 2

Style editor Eden Dawn reports back on the second week of touring with local band The Helio Sequence including crashing into The Big Apple.

11/21/2012

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band

Style editor Eden Dawn says adieu to the fashion lifestyle as she crams into a tour van with local band The Helio Sequence to seek out fashion and fun for a month long adventure.

11/14/2012 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Slide Show: I'm With the Band

Style editor Eden Dawn says adieu to the fashion lifestyle as she crams into a tour van with local band The Helio Sequence to seek our fashion and fun for a month long adventure.

11/13/2012

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Adventure in the Gorge

If you're going to take advantage of the myriad Gorge adventures, a class or two can only enhance your enjoyment.

05/25/2012 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Loot

Visit Tigard to Earn 20,000 Free Air Miles

Score 20,000 air miles from Spirit Airlines today at Tigard’s Azumano Travel.

05/21/2012

Get Out

Northwest Glamping

Get your dose of the great outdoors, without giving up your creature comforts at these seven luxury camping spots.

04/25/2012

Weekend Away

Spring Greening: 8 Great Northwest Golf Destinations

From wind-swept coastal links courses to Central Oregon’s posh high-desert resorts, we highlight some of the top spots to knock the rust off your stick...

04/11/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Weekend Away

Spring Break Escapes

25 prime places—near and far—to while away your week (or weekend)

03/14/2012

Brand Spankin' New

A Bigger, Better Deschutes Brewery Public House Opens in Bend

The signature downtown Bend pub adds 7,500 square feet of space. Translation: No more two-hour waits.

02/22/2012

Snow Report

8 Reasons to Love Mount Hood

From moonlight snowshoes to slope-side saunas, winter brings myriad reasons to swoon over our signature peak.

01/11/2012 By Kasey Cordell

music

Loch Lomond: Misadventures in Scotland

The uncanny tale of a Portland band, their lake namesake, a BMX biker, and a stint in the slammer.

02/25/2011 By Anne Adams

Beyond the Bridges

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

Beyond the Bridges

Sayulita Is Mexico's Hush-Hush Resort Town. Get There Before the Word Gets Out.

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