Day Tripping

Day Tripping

Fall Season in Fernie, British Columbia

Fall colors overlooking Fernie from Mt Proctor From September to November the Canadian Rocky Mountains surrounding Fernie transform into a spectacular display of Fall colors...
St. Anthony Sand Dunes

St. Anthony Sand Dunes: Idaho Falls

The St. Anthony Sand Dunes are a 10,600-acre playground 50 miles northwest of Idaho Falls, Idaho. The dunes are a whitesand desert that provides...

Historic Coupeville, WA

Taking a walk in downtown Coupeville, Washington, might feel like you hopped into Doc Brown’s time machine from Back to the Future and ended...

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...

Horne Lake Caves – Vancouver Island

While many head to British Columbia in the fall in search of snowy mountain slopes, there are also plenty of excursions below the earth’s...
Sumpter Valley Railroad

Sumpter Valley Railroad

When planning a trip to Eastern Oregon, be sure to put the historic Sumpter Valley Railroad on your travel itinerary. Located 22 miles southwest...

Beyond Bizarre Tour – Portland, OR

Are you a ghost enthusiast? Partake in the paranormal? Or are just in for a good scare? Then, this fall, the Beyond Bizarre ghost...

Digging for Treasure on Seattle’s Eastside

By Maggy Lehmicke There’s no feeling quite like stumbling into an antique shop where antique Russian paintings and Chinese pottery sit side by side with...

Beer Lovers Flock to Bend, Oregon’s ALE TRAIL

BY KRISTEN POPE SITUATED IN CENTRAL OREGON’S HIGH DESERT, Bend is typically known as an outdoor lover’s paradise with abundant skiing, hiking, biking, rafting and...

Lake Coeur d’Alene and St. Joe River Cruises

BY BLYTHE THIMSEN Seventy miles, give or take. That is the distance from one side to the other across the Idaho Panhandle. With...

Fall Road Trip, Alaska-Style

BY GARRETT JOHNSON The road trip, of all American vacation traditions, endures year after year. There’s something about traveling down unfamiliar roads, exploring new towns...
Doe Bay Café: Seed-to-Table Dining on Orcas Island

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 &...

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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.