Fall Road Trips

The Best PNW Fall Road Trips

Explore hidden gems this season from the Cascades to the Oregon Coast

Fall colors and a view of Oregon’s Mount Hood

Danielle Centoni, Jenny Cunningham, Chelsea Lin, Hilary Meyerson, Chris Robinson and Virginia Smyth

Washington State’s Red Mountain and Richland Are a Wine Lover’s Paradise

You won’t find hotels, restaurants or shops on Red Mountain. But the state’s most petite wine-growing region does have a generous community of makers and growers, with a recreational playland a stone’s throw away

Guests enjoy a meal and wine in a vineyard at Fidelitas Wines

Virginia Smyth

A Road Trip to the Oregon Coast Is the Perfect Weekend Getaway

A drive to the southern Oregon coast offers plenty of diversions, from wine to charming towns to elk watching

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Danielle Centoni

Hit the Road to Centralia and Chehalis for a Charming Old-school Getaway

Located between Seattle and Portland, these two cities offer history, shopping and outdoor attractions

This article appears in print in the October 2019 issue, as part of the Fall Road Trips cover story. Click here to subscribe. From Interstate…

Chris Robinson & Virginia Smyth

Central Oregon Wilderness Offers Ancient Forests and Mountain Views

A dream drive through an under-the-radar Oregon wonderland, from lowland forest to Mount Jefferson

Take time to fully appreciate the splendor of Silver Falls State Park

Jenny Cunningham

Whidbey Island’s Langley Is the Perfect Out-of-town Dining Destination

Whidbey’s charming Langley provides a vacation’s worth of enjoyment—and delicious food options—in a half-day excursion

Langley’s Saltwater, a cozy and popular seafood restaurant, will satisfy your shellfish cravings

Chelsea Lin

The Best Day Trip Outside of Seattle

Small towns, farm goods and recreation beckon just outside of the city

Visitors come from all over to take in the beauty of Snoqualmie Falls

Virginia Smyth

Find Great Puget Sound Beaches and Outdoor Recreation on Camano Island

This charming destination offers family-friendly island fun without the ferry

Nearby Camano Island boasts some of the best beaches around

Hilary Meyerson

A Weekend Trip to Bellingham Promises Excellent Brews and Outdoor Excursions

Just below the Canadian border, B’ham offers plenty for outdoors junkies and beer geeks

Bike on over to the Twin Sisters Brewing Company

Hilary Meyerson