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Top Things to See and Do in the Northwest and Beyond

Sandpoint Idaho

Sandpoint is worth the trip

Alpine country, a 43-mile lake and a rich, local arts scene make this Idaho city a great day-trip from Spokane or long weekend getaway from the Puget Sound.

Port Ludlow Marina at sunset


This town is surrounded by wilderness lakes, native heritage sites and endless waterfront access.

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival flower field in bloom

Walla Walla continues to impress

Chefs and farmers serve up appetizing new reasons to visit this vaunted wine destination.

the allen elizabethan theater in ashland oregon


Come for the Bard, stay for the natural beauty and brews.

hot air balloon above the vineyards of Oregon's willamette valley

Farm-fresh tastes in Woodinville

Experience wine country’s fresh foods, tasting tours and Washington's terroir.

hot air balloon above the vineyards of Oregon's willamette valley

Close, but so far away, whidbey island

Scenic towns and farms combined with local arts and food.

hot air balloon above the vineyards of Oregon's willamette valley

Tastes and Sights of The Willamette Valley

The Willamette Valley is revered for more than its pinot.

bikers on the bridge in portland oregon

Portland stands out all on its own

Once Seattle’s little sister, Portland is now a stand-alone destination in the Northwest.

point wilson lighthouse in port townsend washington

Port Townsend has arts, history, and family fun

Whether it be a quick day trip or three-day getaway, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

aerial of couer d'alene

Coeur d’Alene has something for everyone

North Idaho’s lakeside destination brims with recreational pleasure, supurb dining and captivating galleries.

two friends having a snowball fight in yakima washington


A growing artisan food scene and stunning surroundings make Yakima an ideal retreat in any season.

a snowy dusk in nelson bc

the mountain gem of Nelson, BC

Explore Nelson’s exceptional ski destinations, art scene, café culture and more.

families sledding in leavenworth washingtons town square

Leavenworth dazzles in winter

Our slice of Bavaria comes with heaping helpings of outdoor recreation.

downtown snohomish washington along the snohomish river

Surprising Snohomish

A small town gem with a quaint downtown, unlimited outdoor fun and an unexpected haunted history.

Skiing in Wenatchee, Washington

Don't Miss Wenatchee's Skiing

Wenatchee has quietly grown into a hub for cold weather fun. 

woman playing in the snow in downtown Winthrop washington

Skate, ski, snowshoe and more in Winthrop

There’s no play like snow play in the idyllic Methow Valley.

bison in winter yellowstone

Winter fun in bozeman and yellowstone

These classic Western settings offer thrilling reasons to embrace the elements.

vancouver wa waterfront pier

Revitalized Vancouver, WA

Exciting new waterfront amenities enhance the city's many charms.

oregon coast hike cascade head

5 Must-Do Oregon Coast Hikes

Best trails for soaking in the scenic splendors.

Marymere falls hike

North Olympic Playground

How the free-again Elwha River is helping revitalize its entire region.

eritage resort walla walla

New Wine Country Lodging

Stylish hotels and inns add comfort to Richland, Walla Walla and McMinnville.

leavenworth fall foliage

Northwest Fall Foliage

Our favorite spots in Washington for viewing autumn's rich colors.

Woodinville's Herbfarm Restaurant

Five Diamond Dining

The Herbfarm in Woodinville keeps setting standards for Northwest cuisine.

Tunnels Beach on Kaua‘i

Hawai‘i’s Best Beaches

Top picks for surf, sand and bliss on Hawai‘i Island, Maui, O‘ahu and Kaua‘i.

Space Needle Renovation

The New Space Needle

Things to love about the Seattle landmark's latest renovation.

things to do this weekend

things to do this weekend

Bored? No weekend plans? We have got you covered. Consider our editor-picked events, musicals and festivals across the Pacific Northwest.

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