Steens Mountain in Frenchglen, OR

Springtime cabin fever can make it feel like the long, dark, wet days in the Pacific Northwest will never end. The initial excitement of...

Winter Cycling Adventures in Fairbanks

A winter break in Alaska’s interior usually means viewing the spectacular northern lights while snowmobiling or dog sledding across the frozen landscape. But bicycling?...

Undiscovered Coast: North Pacific County

Chances are you’ve buzzed right past Raymond and South Bend on your way to the coast. You may have noticed the rusted, flat sculptures...

Rock it in Rockaway Beach

More than a century ago, an isolated beach on the North Oregon Coast offered the only ocean-access point on a roughly 20-mile stretch of...

Romancing the Weekend: La Conner, WA

Possibly the most romantic getaway in Washington state is only a few hours north of Seattle. Established in the early 1860s, the waterfront town...

Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards 2019

Northwest Travel & Life works hard to uncover what’s fresh and undiscovered across the Northwest and present it in compelling, beautifully designed stories. We...

Pit Bosses by the Bay

They come from around the west, pulling brightly painted trailers full of meat. Some do what they do for a living, some are ultra-passionate...

3 Chef-Driven Oyster Bars

Oysters mean a lot to the Northwest. Beyond the fact that native peoples in the region have been consuming them for more than 4,000...

The Truffle-Winery Connection

It seems like a natural fit. The luxury of wine and the exoticism of truffles; hard to find, intoxicatingly aromatic and wildly expensive, so...

Eastern Washington Winter Wine Weekend

The leaves may have left the vines, but the wines have not left the wineries. Winter is ripe for a wine-tasting getaway with no...

Idaho’s Cider Hot Spots

The up-and-coming craft-beverage frontier known as Idaho—and its inhabitants—are embracing hard cider. Concentrated around Boise and Coeur d’Alene, the state is now home to...

Sipping in the Hop Capital: Yakima Valley

Washington's Yakima Valley is a land flowing with proverbial milk and honey—or rather, hops and craft beer, because it’s these that this desert valley...