In the Northwest, the holidays are celebrated on land and sea! Head out of town for the weekend and visit the Bavarian town of Leavenworth, the historic port towns of Port Townsend, Westport or Ilwaco, or the Scandanavian themed Poulsbo for a magical weekend with the family.
For info on traffic and road closures, the best places to park, viewing locations and what eateries are nearby, check out this spectator’s guide to the marathon.
Spend a fun day with family and friends, dressed in holiday gear and keeping yourselves in shape for all those goodies and treats! Here are some of the best runs you’ll find around town. Many of them benefit local charities.
Though the nights are longer in the Pacific Northwest during the holidays, the joy and childlike wonder of sparkly lights makes the night sky bright! Come out and enjoy one of these festive holiday traditions.
Lovely arts and crafts and wine events this weekend are just a short drive out of town. Get a away for the weekend, relax and do some sipping and shopping. Here’s where to go!
Geotouring is a high-tech scavenger hunt that usually shows off a city’s interesting and sometimes odd features. While Seattle has an event almost every weekend, cities such as Gig Harbor hold annual events.
Can’t get to Pullman for the Apple Cup, 2012? Not to worry. Lots of places in Puget Sound are opening their doors and offering food and drink specials so you can come cheer on the Dawgs or the Cougs on Black Friday!
Holiday bazaars, arts and crafts and local wine tasting is the theme of this weekend in Washington! Take a short drive, enjoy the scenery, and take advantage of these great events!
Polish off those skates (or rent some at the rink) and get ready to have some great outdoor fun on the ice this holiday season!
It’s that time of year when the man in the red suit comes to town! Get your family together and head to one of these fun and festive holiday parades to welcome Santa to the Puget Sound.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.