Explore the Pacific Northwest

Weekend Getaways

Explore the Pacific Northwest

Dining, Lodging and Recreation Tips for Your Next Road Trip

Salish Sea Shipwreck

The former HMCS Saskatchewan is a magnet for sea creatures and scuba divers.

Ucluelet, British Columbia

Wild Pacific wonders thrive on Vancouver Island’s west coast.

Bellingham, Washington

New treats and renovated treasures await in Bellingham, Washington.

Tillamook Coast, Oregon

Explore the bays, forests and foods of Oregon’s Tillamook County.

Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria's beauty, food scene and fertile Saanich Peninsula make British Columbia's capital a must-visit destination.

Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

The largest of the Southern Gulf Islands has natural beauty, small villages and a thriving arts and farm culture.

Leavenworth Oktoberfest Detours

Headed to Leavenworth? Here are some scenic and scrumptious stops for drivers from Seattle and Spokane.

Northwest Apple Picking

We've picked some of the best apple orchards in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Northwest Harvest Drives

Discover farm-fresh apples, pears, pumpkins, cheese, pies — even pizzas — at roadside stands, country markets and fall harvest festivals in Washington state, Oregon and British Columbia.

Ballard, Seattle

Ballard, Seattle’s urban fishing village, boasts Scandinavian roots and a vibrant present.

Boise, Idaho

Idaho's vibrant capital city is best for summertime entertainment and outdoor recreation.

Lincoln City, Oregon

Lincoln City makes for an ideal family-friendly, beach getaway.

Hood Canal, Washington

Hood Canal visitors find plenty to explore, from outdoor adventure to fine dining.

Sea to Sky Corridor

The Sea to Sky Highway is one of the most scenic roads in the world.

Fraser Valley

Fraser Valley offers breathtaking scenery and adventures between Lower British Columbia’s coastline and the snow-topped Coast Mountains.

Paradise, Mount Rainier

The Road to Paradise makes Mount Rainier’s mystique and grandeur accessible to everyone.

Bainbridge Island, Washington

Sweet treats, history and lush gardens await on Bainbridge Island.

Northwest Huckleberries

Secret huckleberry stashes in the Cascade Mountains offer a uniquely flavorful Northwest experience.

Snoqualmie, Washington

Scenic views, easy hikes and quaint charm make the Snoqualmie area a unique destination.

Seattle Waterfront

Here are the top things to see and do along the Seattle waterfront during and after the Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition.

North Cascades

Take the scenic route across the rugged North Cascades Mountain Range from Sedro-Woolley to Winthrop and Twisp.

Bend, Oregon

Spring brings more ways to play in this recreational mecca.

Sequim, Washington

Visit Sequim for sunny skies and the soothing scent of lavender.

Spokane, Washington

Spokane is a haven of history surrounded by natural beauty.

Sandpoint, Idaho

Sandpoint, Idaho, is worth the trip for mountains, music and family fun.

Port Ludlow, Washington

Port Ludlow is a peaceful, natural paradise.

Walla Walla, Washington

Chefs and farmers serve up appetizing new reasons to visit.

Ashland, Oregon

To go or not to go isn’t a question for fans of Shakespeare, scenic hikes and Pacific Northwest food and drink.

Woodinville, Washington

Experience Woodinville’s farm-fresh foods and tasting tours.

Whidbey Island, Washington

Explore Whidbey Island for an escape that feels so far away.

Willamette Valley, Oregon

Oregon’s Willamette Valley is a distinctive vacation destination.

Capitol Hill

Artists, chefs and other aspiring creatives separate this unconventional neighborhood from its tech-heavy counterparts.

Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon: A foodie’s haven and hiker’s paradise.

Port Townsend

Explore Port Townsend's history, arts scene and family-friendly activities.

Coeur d’Alene

North Idaho’s lakeside destination brims with recreational pleasure.


Wine, food and recreation take root in this agricultural hub.

Nelson, BC

Visit British Columbia's Nelson and elevate your skiing experience.


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


Enjoy Snohomish’s unique shopping and outdoor experiences.


Wenatchee's snow sports and warm amenities add up to total winter fun.


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

Bozeman and Yellowstone

Winter brings thrilling reasons to embrace the elements in these classic settings.

Vancouver, WA

Waterfront revitalization complements the city's natural and historic charms.

North Olympic Peninsula

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


Don't Miss Bellevue's World-Class Dining, Shopping and Entertainment

Lake Chelan

Cool waters create a refreshing setting for watersports, hiking, winery visits, camping and more.

Hood River

This Columbia Gorge playground caters to a wide range of tastes.

Vancouver, BC

Outdoor fun and other summer essentials come together in B.C.'s liveliest city.


A cool downtown and Yakima River access beckon from Central Washington.


Watersports, wineries and golf rule in B.C.'s southern Okanagan Valley.


The outdoors shine in Interior Alaska's playground.


A Big Sky shines over a vibrant downtown and outdoor paradise.

Oregon's North Coast

Seaside, Cannon Beach and Manzanita anchor a recreational wonderland.

Find more 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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