Day Tripping

Day Tripping

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 &...

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...

Easy Escape in Eastern Washington

BY JED VAUGHN With all the diversity Washington State offers for great escapes, the east-central region is typically not the first choice for travelers and vacationers....

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,...

Boat and Beer in Grants Pass, Oregon

By Jade Helm Northwesterners are adept at finding new ways to make and drink beer. The Paddled Pub (thepaddledpub.com), based out of the Southern Oregon town...

SADDLE UP IN WINE COUNTRY

By Carrie Uffindell DID YOU KNOW HORSES MAKE VERY COMPETENT designated drivers? Climb in the saddle and be serenaded by the clip-clop of hoofbeats as...

Best Carousel in North America

Albany Historic Carousel & Museum ALBANY, OREGON Magic and discovery… it’s the perfect recipe in Albany, Oregon—a community where history and heritage meld with...

A SEATTLE “GASTROCATION”

SOON AFTER MY TRAVEL COMPANION AND I CLAIMED A SEAT at the bar in Scout PNW, the restaurant at Seattle’s Thompson Hotel (thompsonhotels.com), and ordered...

Outdoor Adventure in Southern Oregon’s Klamath County

By Dan Shryock The first few seconds seem easy enough, gliding along the steel cable that stretches for a quarter mile above the trees. Not...

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