northwest travel

8 Great Ways to Enjoy a Winter Vacation on the North Shore of Vancouver, BC

Where charming small-town vibes meet thrilling outdoor adventure—winter has never looked so bright

Sponsored by Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism Vancouver’s North Shore is a destination all unto itself any time of year, but there’s a special kind of magic that happens in the winter. Venture up majestic snow-capped mountains and treat yourself to that Canadian hospitality at world-class restaurants and hotels right at their feet. Ride the Top…

Vancouver's North Shore Tourism

Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Vancouver and Richmond, BC

Ancient traditions come to life in a modern setting to celebrate family, food and good fortune.

Sponsored by Lunar New Year Festival It’s no secret that the Pacific Northwest can get a little gray in these winter months, but just a little ways up the I-5, the Lunar New Year Festival in British Columbia, Canada is a bright and colorful celebration that welcomes the coming of spring in fascinating style. A short…

Lunar New Year Festival

Make the Most of Your Kelowna Trip on Foot, Bike (or Trike)

Exploring BC’s wine country with kids has never been so appealing

  Just an hour-long direct flight from Seattle (or a pleasant four-hour drive), Kelowna is one of British Columbia’s top destinations for families. A favorite among those who love the outdoors, good food and even better wine, this lakeside city has everything to make a family vacation spectacular. Walk along sandy beaches, visit kid-friendly wineries…

Tourism Kelowna

This Northwest City Is a Little Slice of Asia on the West Coast

For a trip that’s equal parts familiar and exotic, look no further than Richmond, BC

  Did you know there’s a Canadian city where you can stroll through a traditional Asian night market, savor fish and chips by the water and bike to your heart’s content—all in one day? If you’ve always wanted to travel to Asia, but the long flights are keeping your feet firmly planted in the Pacific…

Tourism Richmond

Wild Weekend: Bear Watching in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest

Get up close and personal with the Canadian wilderness by land, sky or sea.

The majestic Kermode (Spirit) Bear.

Seattle Mag

Spring Season in Whistler: Five Tips for Living It Up Like the Locals

Wonder how those lucky folks who live in North America’s leading mountain resort spend their spring? We asked Whistler locals and got schooled on more than where to shred the slopes.

  You can feel it the moment your vehicle rounds the corner and approaches Whistler Village. The road opens up to display majestic mountains and panoramic views. The energy is palpable. Your spirits lift with the promise of adventure and the rush of possibility. There are many reasons why Whistler, British Columbia, is repeatedly rated…

Seattle Mag

Celebrate the Holidays with a Trip to Seabrook

This coastal town transforms into a festive destination full of events and activities during the holiday season.

Sponsored by Seabrook For those looking to plan a cozy winter getaway to the coast, Seabrook, Washington is transforming into a holiday destination. The beach town is hosting a packed schedule of festive events including a parade with Santa, free concerts, gift exchanges, holiday crafting and more. The lineup of activities is bursting with fun and…

Seattle Mag

No Trip to the Coast is Complete Without This Northwest Buried Treasure

Razor clams are a Washington essential, though we'll let someone else dig them up.

On the hunt for razor clams along a Washington beach.

Knute Berger

Fall is Still Prime Time for a Coastal Getaway in Seabrook

Seabrook is the place to go to embrace the unique charms of fall in the Northwest.

Roast some ‘mallows this fall on Seabrook beaches.

Darien Parish Rozell