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Study: Rising Sea Levels Threaten 1,700 Cities, Towns

A surprising new study finds that more than 1,700 cities and towns in America are in danger of being flooded or partially flooded by rising sea levels in the next 100 years including several dozen municipalities in Washington, home to more than 124,000 people.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

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Best Weekend Getaways In Washington February 8 – 10

It’s time to party! Mardi Gras events, red wine, chocolate, antiques and more are just a road trip away from Seattle. Want to get out of town this weekend and explore? Here’s your chance!

02/04/2013

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Best Out of Town Adventures This Weekend Jan 18 – 20

Got 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.

01/14/2013

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Road Trips for New Year’s in Washington

Heading out of town for the close of 2012? Whether you head to the ocean or over the mountains, there are fun family-oriented events where you can sing Auld Lang Syne and welcome 2013!

12/20/2012

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Best Out of Town Adventures This Weekend November 23 – 25

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!

11/20/2012

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Best WA Getaways November 2 – 4

It’s time to celebrate Scandinavia, emerging artists, great jazz, holidays and arts and crafts! Whether you want to shop, eat, create or admire, there’s something for you just a short drive from Seattle!

10/30/2012

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Best NW Weekend Road Trips October 26 – 28

Ready to take the kids and head out of town this weekend? How about a ghost train, Fall Festival, Celtic Music Festival or Boneshaker Bike Ride?

10/23/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA September 7 – 9

September brings annual festivals to the Northwest, including wooden boats, arts and crafts, delicious farm grown produce and vintage car shows! Head out this weekend and see the best of WA!

09/03/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Ocean Shores

When Seattleites crave an escape from the city, Ocean Shores is the perfect retreat away from home. Pack up the car and fill up the tank; this relaxing day trip promises everything from flying kites with the kids on the beach to strolling down the shoreline on horseback to window shopping at the local antique stores.

08/04/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA July 27 – 29

If you’re ready for a getaway, you don’t need to go far from Seattle. From fairs and rodeos to sand sculpting, jazz and blueberries, there’s a celebration in WA with your name on it!

07/24/2012

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