Day Tripping

Day Tripping

Depart Ordinary: Plan Your Trip Aboard the Alaska Railroad

From the wild beauty of the Kenai Fjords to the towering majesty of Denali National Park, Alaska is home to spectacular sights – and...

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...

Stay, Dine and Play – All Under One Roof

Is all that snow keeping you from enjoying a night out on the town?  Don’t let the winter weather stop you from enjoying Las...

Time Travel in John Day Territory, Oregon

Photo © Adrian Klein Photography On the western edge of John Day Territory in Northeastern Oregon sits Mitchell, its few structures and laid-back population divided by...

Explore the Columbia River Gorge on the Lewis & Clark Trail...

No place in the Northwest showcases the diversity and natural beauty of the region like the Columbia River Gorge. No place. There isn’t a...

A Cold Weather Quest at Mt. Rainier, Washington

Winter reveals the mountain in all her snowy grandeur—her most stylish look. That’s when I most want to breathe her fresh air, smell her rain-soaked...

Idaho Bounty

Photo © Kim Fetrow Photography Idaho-style...From the farm-to-fork restaurant scene of downtown Boise to the posh ski resorts of Sun Valley, local chefs are taking advantage...

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...

Top Three Winter Hikes in Big Sky, Montana

Photo credit: Shannon May | www.shannonamay.com Lots of visitors come to Big Sky in the winter to alpine ski or cross country ski. But did...

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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.