Pacific Northwest Coastal Getaways

Idyllic local destinations for relaxing on the water, outdoor adventure and high-end dining

Victoria, B.C.

Victoria, B.C. is the perfect place for a relaxing autumn retreat Your journey from Seattle to Victoria begins on the Victoria Clipper high-speed catamaran. The journey, which is just under three hours, affords breathtaking views of the Puget Sound from the comfort of a recently redesigned ferry. Guests can relax as the Clipper’s travel professionals handle the logistics…

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Whidbey & Camano Islands, WA

Winter is prime time to wander over yonder Only a few hours north of Seattle, Whidbey and Camano Islands are easy to get to by bridges and ferries. The prime time to visit is winter. Ferry lines fade, and bridge traffic disappears. Just envision storm-watching from a cozy cabin or walking long stretches on quiet…

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Quinault Beach Resort & Casino

Beyond the Olympic National Forest, bordering protected wetlands, lies a hidden gem for Washington travelers: Quinault Beach Resort & Casino. Located on a private beach, the resort is a short two-and-a-half-hour drive from Seattle and an easy getaway from the city. The resort’s wide-open views of the stunning Washington coast coupled with endless entertainment and…

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Astoria, OR

  Take time to slow down in old world charm If you’re the type of person that seeks out the coast when it’s time to push the reset button, there are plenty of activities in Astoria and Warrenton to help you do just that. Watching the massive ships that pass along the Lower Columbia River is…

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