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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...

BED AND BREW: B&BS NEAR BREWPUBS IN THE PNW

By Brandon Fralic NEARLY EVERYBODY LOVES A GOOD BED AND BREAKFAST. Leisurely mornings at these unique properties offer an unparalleled experience, personalized for every guest. Prefer...

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...

The Undiscovered Blue Mountains of Washington and Oregon

By Adam Sawyer The Blue Mountains, or simply “the Blues,” occupy more than 4,000 square miles of eastern Oregon and Washington. Named by early settlers for...

The Life of a Marine Pilot

By Allen Cox A thick blanket of November fog was settling on Puget Sound when Capt. Michael Anthony poured his morning coffee and checked weather...

Skagit Tours

Do you appreciate beautiful scenery? Like delicious food? Enjoy sharing the simple beauty of nature with others? Love an adventure? If you nodded “yes”...

Enjoy the Great Outdoor Decks on the Kitsap Peninsula

As travelers, we all love to discover those charming waterfront towns made even more special when they include a lovely place with a sunny waterfront deck where...

Discover the Original Vancouver

Portland’s newest hot spot isn’t located in Portland, or even in Oregon. It’s Vancouver USA. Located just across the Columbia River in Southwest Washington, Vancouver...

Columbia River Gorge Cruises

As spring blooms along the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area, it brings the return of the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler from her winter home in...

Piecing Together a Changing Planet

Don’t miss the last stop on the tour of an amazing art-quilt exhibit: The National Parks Fiber Arts Exhibit “Piecing Together a Changing Planet.”...

300 Days of Sun

Seeking sun, fun and wine? Look no further than Tri-Cities, Washington. Comprised of the neighboring cities Kennewick, Pasco, Richland and West Richland, the Tri-Cities...

Road Trip: North Cascades to Glacier

Load up the car for a leisurely trip through the rugged Northwest wilderness and experience the breadth of the region’s natural beauty. The Cascades and...

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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.