Weekend Getaways

foodie getaways
August 8, 2016 6:08 PM
Eating your fill takes on a whole new meaning when you travel to these destinations. It’s all about the food you experience, from highbrow...
Feast Portland’s Night Market on Friday
August 2, 2016 7:44 PM
Where: Portland, Oregon, about a three-hour drive south of downtown Seattle. Why: The fifth annual Feast Portland festival (9/15–9/18;...
Vintage-style print from Seattle-based Lantern Press
July 15, 2016 6:12 PM
The NPS has stewarded some of the country’s most beautiful and breathtaking public lands for 100 years, including Washington’s beloved...
July 12, 2016 7:45 PM
For as long as I can remember, my family and I have spent a significant chunk of our summer in and around the Hood Canal area. The short...
July 6, 2016 6:09 PM
WHERE: Long Beach, a small town in the southern coastal corner of Washington, a three-and-a-half-hour drive from downtown Seattle. WHY:...
July 5, 2016 6:29 PM
1. The Sammamish River TrailThis is the country cousin of Seattle’s Burke-Gilman Trail. It starts in Bothell where the Burke-Gilman ends...
hiking in seattle
July 5, 2016 5:37 PM
The days are long, the sun is shining—it’s time to get outside. Our guide to 14 of the region’s best hikes and six bike rides that will...
The Columbia County Courthouse at the end of Dayton’s downtown strip.
July 5, 2016 5:21 PM
As Seattle continues its boom, the relaxed charm of small towns seems all the more attractive. These Northwest hamlets, brimming with...
June 13, 2016 7:08 PM
Featuring a sleek design by renowned local architecture firm Olson Kundig and 158 luxe rooms, Thompson Seattle has opened near Pike Place...
Bend, OR
June 10, 2016 5:31 PM
This past Memorial Day weekend, my partner and I packed our bags for a getaway. We opted to hop the state line and head to Bend, Oregon,...
Bagby Hot Springs
June 1, 2016 4:21 PM
Warm soaking pools, better known as hot springs, have become highly sought-after travel destinations. These natural thermal features are...
May 23, 2016 6:28 PM
WHERE: San Juan Island, Washington’s bucolic getaway, a few hours’ drive and a ferry ride from downtown Seattle. WHY: 15th annual San Juan...
A new Seattle-based website helps you create an unforgettable trip
May 17, 2016 6:42 PM
Seeing iconic landmarks and historical sites is part of the allure of travel, but often it's the little things—the hidden gems that don't...
TCS World Travel
May 16, 2016 5:46 PM
» Up…Now celebrating its 70th anniversary, Kenmore Air (kenmoreair.com), based at the north end of Lake Washington, has long been the area’...
Camano Island Beach
May 10, 2016 5:25 PM
WHERE: Camano Island, a cozy enclave that’s a little less than 90 minutes northwest of Seattle via State Route 532. WHY: Beachy charm with...