7-foot Mola Sunfish Washes Ashore Near IlwacoA warm-water fish rarely seen in Washington waters washed ashore last week on a beach at Cape Disappointment State Park near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Best Holiday Adventures Out of Town November 30 - December 2In 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.
Best Road Trips in WA November 9 - 12Just a short trip from Seattle, you can see other parts of our beautiful state. Take part in a festival, Veteran's Day parade or other fun activity for your family. Just hop in the car and go!
Best Road Trips in WA October 12 - 14Dungeness Crab Festival, Oktoberfest, Bird Fest, the Cranberrian Fair, Washington Wineries Crush Festivals and more! Just a short drive from Seattle there's a rich array of food and fun this weekend in Washington!
Guide to Washington's Cranberry CoastWashington state's "Cranberry Coast" is filled with cranberry bogs (some provide berries to the Ocean Spray juice company), a Cranberry Museum and Cranberry Festivals. October is harvesting month, and it's well worth a trip to see, taste and learn about one of our state's oldest crops!
Guide to Celebrating Northwest Mushrooms Hunting, picking, and eating mushrooms! A delicious delicacy that grows right here in the Northwest. Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the mushroom!
Best Road Trips in WA August 17 - 19Just a short road trip from Seattle, the weekend is awaiting! Filled with music, wine, art, kids' activites, farmer's markets, and festivals galore! Here are some of our favorites!
Best Weekend Road Trips in WA July 6 - 8The Fourth may be over by Saturday, but summer fun has just begun! Head to more firework displays, festivals, art shows, marketplaces and farmland excitement for you and the kids! It's all just a car ride away.
Best Road Trip Adventures in WA March 23 - 25It's a weekend full of Northwest nature and history! Take a step back in time during Port Townsend's Victorian Heritage Festival. Celebrate the Razor Clam in Ocean Shores, or watch grey whales migrate in Ilwaco. Boating, birds and beads are all part of this weekend just outside of Seattle.
Fishing Boat Sank So Fast - No Time for Distress Call The 70-foot trawler went down in the night this past weekend, probably in a matter of seconds, 17 miles off the rugged coast of southern Washington. When the Coast Guard reached the scene hours later, there was nothing but an oil slick, an empty life raft and some crab pots to mark where the trawler disappeared. The Coast Guard found no survivors in concluding a search of 640 square miles.
WA Weekend Getaways December 2 - 4Ready for an adventure? Load up the car and hit the road... Holiday celebrations are everywhere in Washington this weekend!
Guide to WA Weekend Getaways, November 11 - 13If you've got a three-day weekend... there's no reason to stay in town! Get out and explore one of these fun (and many FREE) WA events!