Best Scenic Drives Near SeattleWandering the greater Puget Sound area brings travelers a variety of experiences to explore. The mountains offer stunning fall foliage, and Puget Sound give opportunities to view wildlife. Each destination refreshes the traveler.
Best Day Trips From SeattleIf you're short on time but long on wanderlust, day trips are a wonderful option to explore the wonders of Washington state. From Mount Rainier to La Conner and from the Olympic Peninsula to Leavenworth, these are the best day trips from Seattle.
Best Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Seattle For College StudentsThere are many great destinations for college students on spring break within five hours of Seattle.
Washington Wildfire Burns Through Alp-Like Terrain A wind-fueled wildfire chased people from nearly 900 homes in Washington state as it burned through a landscape so reminiscent of the Alps a nearby village adopted a Bavarian theme to attract tourists.
Best Road Trip Adventures February 1 - 3 in Washington Whether you'd like to head to the snow for sledding and skiing, or stay indoors enjoying food and wine, there's plenty to do a short drive from Seattle this weekend.
Best Out of Town Adventures This Weekend Jan 18 - 20Got a hankering to head out of town? Just a short drive from Seattle will take you to Chelan's Winterfest, Outhouse Races, Skagit's Eagle Festival, a Bavarian Ice Festival, a Brewfest, a Wine and Seafood Festival and much more. Here are some of our favorites.
Winter Camping Guide For SeattleThere are several ways to camp in the winter, from a state campground to backcountry in the mountains, and these are the best options.
Best Holiday Escapes Near SeattleFace it, no matter how much you love the family, you're probably going to need an escape during the holidays. Seattle is located near the mountains for a quick ski day or weekend, and close enough to the Pacific Ocean to venture out to watch the winter storms. The Skagit River valley and flats offer many opportunities for birders to see migratory snow geese and bald eagles. The small artist town of La Conner offers art galleries, fine dining and lodging. For short jaunts, the Washington state ferry system has many great routes to ride the ferry, enjoy the scenery and feel the breeze. These are the best holiday escapes near Seattle.
Best Out of Town Holiday Events December 7 - 9Just a short drive from Seattle, there's a host of holiday happenings for the whole family! Enjoy lighted boat parades, winter ales, Dickens characters and a whole Bavarian town filled with fun!
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 Out of Town Adventures This Weekend November 23 - 25Lovely 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!
Guide to Santa Trains in Puget SoundAll aboard! There are some fun adventures this holiday season for you and your kids! Take a ride on a Santa train, or play conductor at Winterfest's Toy Train and Village! Here's what's happening...