Winter Glamping, Yurt-Style, ID

When you open the door and smell the fresh, cold air, you take in the snow-laden trees and the mountain view. The cold nips...

Historic Carousel & Museum, Albany

When Summit the Burro was mounted on the Albany Carousel, it marked the culmination of a project 17 years in the making. In 2003,...

Trolley of Terror

Walk up to the oldest house in Albany, Oregon, the Monteith House Museum, to sign in by candlelight. Receiving a plastic spider ring as...

Guler Ice Cave, Trout Lake, WA

The Cascades of southern Washington are home to an array of caves, formed from thousands of years of volcanic activity. Glacial ice caves and...

Red Rock Lakes, Montana

In 1935, most of the trumpeter swan population was located near Yellowstone National Park but had less than 70 swans. Red Rock Lakes National...

Gwich’in Athabascan Fiddle Dance

The doors of the Morris Thompson Visitor Center in Fairbanks, Alaska, open onto a small amphitheater topped by a dangling small airplane—a nod to...

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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...

Marionberry Crisp: Lincoln City Culinary Center

This marionberry crisp recipe is featured in Food Traveler 2019, an annual special publication inside our July/August 2019 issue of Northwest Travel & Life.   Donna...

7 Sweet Spots in Whatcom County

There's nothing like summer in Whatcom County, Washington. Just two hours north of Seattle, Whatcom offers an abundance of outdoor adventure, breathtaking scenery, craft...

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...

From Chef to Brewmaster

Whether it's cooking, baking, brewing, winemaking or distilling, when stripped down to their basic elements, all facets of fine food and drink are built...