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5 Fall-Color Drives

BY AARON THEISEN The leaf peepers of the Northeast and the aspen chasers of the Tetons may scoff, but the Northwest offers a quietly impressive...

4 Wine Hotspots to Explore This Fall

By Jade Helm Whether you seek wine-soaked towns, a sprawling vineyard countryside, or white peaks and rushing waters, pack your corkscrew and comfortable shoes. There...

Doe Bay Café: Seed-to-Table Dining on Orcas Island

BY JACK RUSSILLO IF ANYWHERE MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE YOU ARE TASTING where your meal came from, it’s the café at Doe Bay Resort &...

A User’s Guide to the Oregon Coast

Humorist and author DAVID VOLK takes a light look at vacationing on the Oregon Coast. When you don’t know the Oregon Coast well, one of...

THE NEW FRONTIER OF AMERICAN WINE

BY TAMARA BELGARD PICTURE BREATHTAKING RIVER VALLEYS and rolling hillsides rich with ancient but fertile volcanic soil, the type of soil that results in wines...

Chocolate from Scratch: Bean-to-Bar in the NW

BY TERESA BERGEN IN THE NORTHWEST, CHOCOLATE IS BECOMING THE NEW COFFEE. Scores of artisanal chocolate makers are opening, and beanto-bar companies―once a rarity―are on the...

B.I.G. (Breweries in the Gorge)

By Heather Larson A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLORFUL KITEBOARDS. A medley of hiking options. Never-ending scenic splendor. You’ve arrived at the Columbia River Gorge. Augment all...

B.C.’s Southern Sunshine Coast

By Nancy Mueller British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast stretches 112 miles on Highway 101 from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound, connecting quiet coastal communities, sandy beaches,...

Discover Beartooth Pass

By Kristen Pope When journalist Charles Kuralt, in his acclaimed “On the Road” series for the CBC Evening News with Walter Kronkite, called Beartooth Highway...

HOODS, MARIONS AND MORE – A GUIDE TO OREGON BERRIES

By Carrie Uffindell MARIONBERRIES. BOYSENBERRIES. HOOD STRAWBERRIES. Oregon-grown berries are as iconic and flavorful as Willamette Valley pinot noir, chocolate-coated hazelnuts or fresh Dungeness crab. And...

WOMEN OF INFLUENCE – IN THE NW CRAFT BEVERAGE SCENE

By Nancy Mueller GINGER JOHNSON’S FORAY into the world of beer began with a simple question: Why aren’t more women enjoying beer? More than a...

Creating a Net-Zero Nest

By Brian Libby Photography by Mark Woods Photography Whether it’s to save money on energy, to save the planet or to have a resilient safe-haven...

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In this issue of Northwest Travel & Life, we showcase Wine Hotspots, Fall-Color Drives, Escapes to Eastern Washington, and A User's Guide to the Oregon Coast. For more stories about the Northwest, subscribe today and never miss a beat.