Travel & Outdoors
April brings tulips to the Skagit Delta and creates blocks of bright colors from the air. See all of this beauty from high above.
Seattle is home to a variety of youth hostels, which offer private rooms or dorm-style accommodations on a budget.
A Seattle fitness professional shares the best local ways to keep your kids active, from sledding in the Cascades to hiking through a city park, taking a dance or gymnastics class, or swimming.
Gardening enthusiasts, be sure to check out this guide to the 2013 Northwest Flower and Garden Show, held annually for five days in downtown Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center.
Whether looking for a romantic hideaway or outdoor activities, the greater Seattle area is filled with wonderful places to spend Valentine’s Day or a weekend.
Seattle is home to running groups tailored to each individual’s needs and wants. Whether you are new to running or a seasoned veteran, there is a group for every runner.
Kettlebell workouts provide overall conditioning to the entire body, and these fitness centers offers some of the best kettlebell workouts in Seattle.
There are several ways to camp in the winter, from a state campground to backcountry in the mountains, and these are the best options.
Face 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.
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.