NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ski Around Crater Lake

Experience the country’s deepest lake in all its wintry glory.

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Journey Back in Time in Eastern Oregon

Head east on a classic odyssey.

02/23/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Journey Back in Time in Eastern Oregon

Head east on a classic odyssey.

02/23/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Surf 'n' Soak in Tofino

A British Columbia gem offers equal parts exhilaration and relaxation.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Surf ’n’ Soak in Tofino

A British Columbia gem offers equal parts exhilaration and relaxation.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Cruise the Alaskan Panhandle

Charter a yacht for a once-in-a-lifetime sail through some of the world’s most bewitching waters.

02/23/2016 Photography by Leo Santiago & Jan Wassink

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Cruise the Alaskan Panhandle

Charter a yacht to navigate some of the world’s most bewitching waters.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Raft the Upper Klamath

Take to the water in style, with your own riverside compound.

02/23/2016 Photography by Momentum River Expeditions

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Raft the Upper Klamath

Take to the water in style, with your own riverside compound.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Conquer the Wallowas

Find piles of powder in Oregon’s “Little Switzerland.”

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Conquer the Piles of Powder in the Wallowas

There's a reason they call it Oregon’s “Little Switzerland.”

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Ride the Rails to Glacier

Embark on a nostalgic journey to an outdoor wonderland in Montana.

02/23/2016 By Marty Patail

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ride the Rails to Glacier

Embark on a nostalgic train journey to an outdoor wonderland in Montana.

02/23/2016 By Marty Patail

IN THE AIR

Indoor Skydiving on Valentine's Day—Because Why Not?

This is the last V-Day deal we'll write about. Probably.

02/12/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

FIRST LOOK

Inside Timberline’s Two New Eateries: Wy’East Café and Phlox Point Cabin

The historic Timberline Lodge and Ski Area expands with pastrami truffle fries, Korean BBQ bowls, and an always-burning fire barrel.

02/04/2016 By Brooke Bass

WEATHER

We Fact-Checked Punxsutawney Phil's Early Spring Prediction for Groundhog Day

A Portland State climate professor takes on the weather-predicting rodent ... with science.

02/02/2016 By Marty Patail

DAY TRIPPER

Three Ways to Become a Local Outdoors Expert

A trio of Portland-based conservation organizations offer up tours and field trips to help you master the Great Outdoors.

02/01/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

IN FLIGHT

Exotic, Far-Flung Atlanta Now Only a Nonstop Flight Away

Starting June 4, Alaska Airlines is connecting Portlanders directly to the Peach of Georgia.

01/29/2016 By Marty Patail

DAY TRIPPER

Winter Is the Best Time to Get a Wrap at a Classic Northwest Spa

Because who doesn’t like warm hugs?

01/28/2016 By Margaret Seiler

WEEKEND AWAY

A Portlander's Guide to Austin, Texas

Take advantage of new Alaska Airlines nonstop flights to dig into our weird (and warm!) Texas counterpart.

01/22/2016 By Sarah Hopwood