Restaurant Openings

The North Oregon Coast Gets a Groovy Saloon (for Foodies)

The sleepy town of Wheeler is now home to a hip waterfront eatery obsessed with Tillamook food producers and under-the-radar Oregon wines.

03/14/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Design

Get Snowed In at This Ridiculously Cozy Mount Hood Cabin

Longtime Marie Claire staffer Matthew Dakotah designed a modern alpine hut.

11/14/2017 By Anya Rehon

Fire Lookouts

Washington's Heybrook Lookout Tower Just Reopened and We're in Love

One of the state's two fire lookout rentals was closed for years. Now—thanks in part to Seattle outfitter Filson—you can once again stay in this Pacific Northwest treasure.

09/11/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Travel News

Portlanders Can Now Skip the Ferry and Fly to the San Juan Islands in 80 Minutes

Albion Air, a brand new nano-airline, has launched a thrice-weekly direct flight from the Portland area to Friday Harbor.

06/22/2017 By Meagan Nolan

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.

03/31/2016 By Caitlin Collins

TINY HOMES

These Yakima Tiny Homes Are Next-Level Glamping

Shabby-chic or contemporary elegance—which of these two vineyard vacation spots is right for you?

03/08/2016 By Caitlin Collins

WEEKEND GETAWAY

Newberg’s Semisecret Luxury Destination

We were invited to the Allison Inn & Spa, and now we really, really want to go back. So about that raise….

02/24/2016 By Margaret Seiler and Eden Dawn

INSIDER GUIDE

Oregon’s Best State Parks

From fantastic seashore cabins to a brand-new high desert escape, stake your claim to our spectacular camping commonwealth.

08/01/2013 By Branden Andersen, Gino Cerruti, Sam Coggeshall, Alisha Gorder, Ketzel Levine, and John Shewey

FEATURE

On the Water: Idyllic Escapes to Northwest Islands, Beaches, Rivers, and Lakes

The sun is here! Now's the time to start planning your day and weekend trips to the Northwest best waterfront spots.

05/01/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell

ON THE WATER

Beach Retreats

From pizza night at Cannon Beach to sandboarding the dunes of Florence, we've got the best places to stay, play, and chow down on the coast.

05/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell

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

HIDDEN ESCAPE

Secret Mount Hood Hideouts

Just in time for the snow, we uncover four under-the-radar escapes on our signature mountain.

12/04/2012 By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, and Kelly O'Connor

Slideshow

Slide Show: 25 Cozy Northwest Lodges

When Jack Frost comes nipping, we head for these amazing Oregon and Washington escapes.

11/16/2012

Getaways

25 Cozy Pacific Northwest Lodges

When Jack Frost comes nipping, we head for these amazing Oregon and Washington winter escapes.

11/16/2012 By Kasey Cordell