Feds Green Light Mount Rainier Upgrades The National Parks Service has approved long-awaited upgrades to Mount Rainier's Camp Muir — one of the main stops for the thousands people who climb the mountain.
Ocean-View Hiking at Oregon's Heceta Head Popular year round, the Valley and Heceta Head trails are part of the Oregon Coast Trail, a network of trails from Astoria to the California border.
Blake Island Offers a Quiet Fall Adventure Here's a question, a pop quiz really: Where's Blake Island? Is it nestled between Vashon and Bainbridge islands? A 45-minute boat ride from Seattle? (Yes, and yes.) And it's worth a second look.
Best Places for a Picnic in Puget SoundWhen you want to pack a picnic and head outside, here are some of our favorite places in Puget Sound to sit with family and friends on a sunny afternoon.
Best Off-Leash Dog Parks in Seattle Sometimes your dog just likes to get out and run, meet other dogs and enjoy the great outdoors. Here are some of our favorite Seattle area off-leash parks where your pet might like to play.
Guided Snowshoe Adventures in WA If you're a nature lover and a hiker, how about trying a snowshoe adventure? Park rangers can take you on hikes of Mt. Rainier, or head into the Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Crystal Mountain and Leavenworth have great snowshoeing options, too!
Best WA Places to See Fall Foliage Blazing reds, golden yellows, vibrant oranges... all colors of fall that are beautiful to see on a drive, or a hike. Here are some places in Washington where you can go for spectacular fall color.