The Scenic Drives within 60 Miles of SeattleFrom the waters of Puget Sound to the forest of the Cascades and the backwoods of Snohomish County, a new adventure awaits at every turn just a few miles out of Seattle. If it's got to be a staycation, it should be one with an enjoyable drive, not just an exciting destination. Meander through Seattle's scenic countryside and make a pit stop or two on the city's most stunning drives.
Dog Stands Guard Over Trapped Friend For A WeekThe dogs were cold and hungry after their rescue on Vashon Island, but were otherwise unharmed.
Hearings Set For Potential Ferry Fare IncreaseThe state Transportation Commission is holding five public hearings on proposed increases in ferry fares.
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.
Don't Mind Those Choppers Above State Ferries, It's Just A DrillAuthorities are training Monday for a possible threat to a ferry on Puget Sound. The drill calls for officers to deploy from a helicopter by ropes onto the ferry. Others will board the moving ferry from Coast Guard boats.
Best Road Trips in WA September 14 - 16Ready for a road trip? Pack the kids in the car and head out for a weekend of fun and adventure! Farm tours, art festivals, quilts, sheepdogs, a renaissance faire and more!
Best of This Weekend Around the Sound July 20 - 22Seattle is celebrating sand art, music, food, fairs, strawberries and summer at these local weekend events! Grab the kids and head outside!
Best Strawberry Festivals in WA Ready for delicious strawberry season? We are, too! Mark your calendar for one of these upcoming weekends to celebrate summertime, sunshine and strawberries in WA!