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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,...

Discover Beartooth Pass

By Kristen Pope When journalist Charles Kuralt, in his acclaimed “On the Road” series for the CBC Evening News with Walter Kronkite, called Beartooth Highway...

WOMEN OF INFLUENCE – IN THE NW CRAFT BEVERAGE SCENE

By Nancy Mueller GINGER JOHNSON’S FORAY into the world of beer began with a simple question: Why aren’t more women enjoying beer? More than a...

NEW SOJOURNS AT THE STEPHANIE INN – Cannon Beach, OR

By Mattie John Bamman THE OREGON COAST IS PUNCTUATED WITH HIDDEN, one-of-a-kind dining experiences, from eating crabs straight off the boat dock-side, to shucking oysters...

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...

A Tranquil Getaway in Skamokawa, Washington

By Tracy Beard Skamokawa is a quiet escape from city life, but in the 19th century it was one of the largest towns in the...

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...

Symphony Under the Stars – Helena, MT

This July 15th, the Helena Symphony will draw nearly 20,000 people to Montana’s capital city for one evening of free symphony music at its...

Koyukuk River Tribal Tours – Hughes, Alaska

A new, immersive travel experience launched this summer in Alaska’s Far North: Koyukuk River Tribal Tours. The tour company is an Alaska Native-owned Koyukon...

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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.