Road Trips

foodie getaways
August 8, 2016 6:08 PM
Seattle has no shortage of great dining options, but sometimes eating out is about the journey
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...
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,...
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...
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...
March 29, 2016 5:49 PM
Where: Coupeville, a two-hour drive from Seattle, is a Whidbey Island gem that’s bursting with bayside charm and—as the second-oldest town...
March 29, 2016 5:01 PM
Planning to hit the road for your summer vacay? How about a trip back in time? Seattle-based Volkswagen van restoration company Peace Vans...
spring arts walk
March 9, 2016 5:54 PM
Where: Downtown Olympia, our vibrant state capitol, less than a 90-minute drive from downtown Seattle. WHY: Spring Arts Walk (4/22, 5–10 p....
A Picture of Goldmyer Hot Springs
February 9, 2016 5:43 PM
Where: Goldmyer Hot Springs, enclosed in the thick foliage of Cascade forest, 45 minutes southeast of Seattle. Why: To soak in good-for-you...
Roadtrip Oregon
January 11, 2016 6:28 PM
Where: Charleston, Oregon, a quaint fishing town nestled beside the mouth of Coos Bay. A seven-hour drive from downtown Seattle, Charleston...
December 14, 2015 8:03 PM
Where: Ellensburg, a small central Washington town filled with old-school architecture, locally owned shops and quaint cafés, located about...
November 4, 2015 6:36 PM
Where: Grouse Mountain, a snowy peak just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, British Columbia What: The annual Peak of Christmas event (11...
September 17, 2015 5:34 PM
  Where: La Conner, about 70 miles north of Seattle. Bordered by the Swinomish Channel, the historic town is small in size but big in...
August 3, 2015 5:07 PM
WHERE:Port Townsend, a picturesque maritime city on the Olympic Peninsula. WHY: Because Port Townsend is great anytime, but even better...