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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...

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...

Handmade in Pendleton

Set in the hills along the Umatilla River, Pendleton is an old cattle town about 200 miles due east of Portland. Famous for the...

Holiday Shopping by the Sea, Astoria, Oregon

By Heather Larson | Photo © Heather Larson Well-known for the 4.1 mile-long, 50-year-old Astoria-Megler Bridge and the column on Coxcomb Hill, as the place...

Eclectic Shopping on Tacoma’s Antique Row

by Henry Allen | Photo © Michael Fujita-Conrads Are you amassing a collection of specific memorabilia? Or maybe you find your smartest fashion sense in vintage clothing....

A Book Metropolis

Photo © Powell's City of Books By Garen Glazier On the edge of Portland’s Pearl District, a bright marquee announces the West Burnside entrance of Powell’s...

Shopping’s Best Kept Secret: Nelson, B.C.

by Allen Cox | Photo © Allen Cox Ask any traveler visiting tucked-away Nelson in British Columbia’s Kootenay Rockies why they are there, and you’ll...

Antiquer’s Paradise – Snohomish, WA

by Adam Sawyer | Photo ©  Snohomish County Tourism Bureau Snohomish, Washington, rests up against its namesake river, a few miles southeast of Everett. The tranquil...

Upcycled Chic on Main Street

by Viki Eierdam | Photo © Viki Eierdam Main Street in the Southwest Washington town of Battle Ground is a treasure hunter’s delight; nearly 30,000...

Fantasy Islands for Shoppers: The San Juan Islands

by Heather Larson | Photo © Jelson25 / Wikimedia Commons San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands all give you an endless supply of excuses to shop....

Festive Holiday Shopping in Bellevue, Washington

by Nancy Mueller | Photo © The Shops at Bravern What better time of year to get your shopping on than the holiday season? If visions...

Shopping Newport, OR

by Allen Cox | Photo © Newport Bridge The Central Oregon Coast city of Newport is well known for many attractions—The Oregon Coast Aquarium, its two lighthouses,...

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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.