The Best of Vashon Island in a Weekend

If you live in the city, there’s nothing better than a rural getaway to escape the stresses of urban living. And if you live...

Attend a BioBlitz

For 24 hours starting at 4:00 pm June 9, 2017, Pender Island on the west coast of British Columbia was abuzz with hundreds of...

Ride a Diggler in Missoula, Montana

I’m not sure how adventure-loving think tanks keep coming up with new ways to enjoy summer, but they do. And I’m not complaining. Consider,...

Heart of Darkness: Idaho’s New Dark-Sky Reserve

Steve Botti moved to Idaho’s Sawtooth Valley in 2007 and, having spent nearly two decades in Boise, noticed something unusual about his new home:...

Detour to Hope, Alaska

Most travelers to Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula take the train from Seward to Anchorage. More intrepid explorers might book a car rental, winding along the...

Uncovering the Secrets of Port Angeles, Washington

The gateway city to Olympic National Park―Port Angeles―holds fond memories for me. I was born there and, even after moving to Seattle at a...

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A Culinary Tour of Seattle’s Georgetown

ONCE UPON A TIME, Georgetown was the opposite of a destination dining spot. It was populated mostly with dives and holes in the wall....

Beyond the Plate: The Herbfarm Experience

Woodinville, Washington The culinary masterminds at the acclaimed Woodinville restaurant, The Herbfarm, don’t just serve amazing food, they curate a dining event that goes well...

Savor the Sea in Comox, B.C.

The shoreline and waters off Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley region have built a reputation as the aquaculture capital of Western Canada. Located on the...

Forest-to-Bar at Wolf in the Fog

Tofino, B.C. WITH BOAT-TO-TABLE AND FARM-TO-FORK DINING in vogue, Tofino, British Columbia’s Wolf in the Fog restaurant adds forest-to-bar to the mix, thanks to bar...

Sipping Along the South Sound Coffee Trail

DO YOU DREAM OF BEING ABLE TO DESCRIBE COFFEE as “ashy, with earthy notes and just the slightest floral hints?” Are you curious about...

Beers on the Bay: Bellingham Brews Cruise

What activities comes to mind when considering a summer day on Bellingham Bay? Paddling, whale watching and sailing are among the more popular options....