Give reality the slip on a charming, delicious and weird weekend adventure

Just an hour’s drive south of Seattle, head to Olympia and check out the scenic Thurston Bountiful Byway

Making the trip, one milkshake at a time


This small town is a wine mecca, but it offers more for the visitor than tasting rooms

The simple pleasures of sand and water attract day-trippers to Jetty Island near Everett

A Gulf Islands trip delivers a calming adventure with thrills of a different kind

Watch whales, catch some waves and feast on the catch of the day in this coastal town, just a two-and-a half-hour drive from Seattle

Sleepy Camano Island, just north of Everett and separated from the mainland by a sliver of water, wakes up in February with festivities worthy of a day trip or a weekend jaunt.

When temperatures turn cold, the region east of Portland offers numerous outdoor recreation opportunities.