Day Tripping

Day Tripping

Yurt, Sweet Yurt Seward, Alaska

There aren’t many places where you can stand on your deck with a steaming cup of coffee after just waking up and watch a...

Meanwhile, Under the “M” Missoula, Montana

If you’re passing through Western Montana on I-90, pull off the freeway for a day of some surprising discoveries in the city of Missoula....

Unplug and Unwind Yachats, Oregon

Yachats (YAH-hots) is where you go to let the rhythms of the ocean guide you. Name-brand shopping is 50 miles north, at Lincoln City’s...

Yakima Valley’s Curious Attractions

Granger’s dinosaurs are everywhere. A reclining Maiasaurus guards the Parkside Missionary Church. A Plesiosaurus floats in the lake at Hisey Park. And a metal...

Enjoy the Best of Winter at Lake Chelan Winterfest

Photo © Stepanov Photography The Lake Chelan Winterfest Festival has been a community favorite for nearly 30 years. It started back in the 80’s and was...

A Gathering of Eagles Harrison Mills, British Columbia

by Chris Millikan | Photo © Christian Sasse Attracted by millions of salmon spawning in two Fraser River tributaries, thousands of bald eagles descend on rural Harrison...

Alaska Railroad’s Fall Trips

by Thomas Hecker | Photo © Mike Criss Alaska isn’t exactly the first place you’d think of when planning a fall getaway, but the Alaska Railroad has...

Explore a Ghost Town: Garnet, Montana

by Megan Hill | Photo © Megan Hill If Montana conjures images of Wild West towns filled with rough-and-tumble pioneers eking out a hardscrabble life despite harsh...

Oregon’s Outback

by Jennifer Nice | Photo © Jennifer Nice Just south of Bend, Oregon, the road to adventure awaits, ready to transport you to a different space...

Saddle Up to Ellensburg

by Lara Dunning | Photo © Creative Commons The central Washington city of Ellensburg has a strong connection to the Western frontier, which, in part, springs...

Yoho National Park, B.C.

Photo © Megan Hill by Megan Hill Chances are you haven’t heard of Yoho National Park, a tiny slice of the Canadian Rockies on the British...

Misty Fjords, Alaska

Photo © Adam Sawyer by Adam Sawyer In a part of the country that could be described as the Northwest on steroids, Southeast Alaska’s Misty Fjords...

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