Friday March 7, 2014
Walla Walla is emerging as one of the Northwest's premiere wine regions. Walla Walla wines, predominantly bold reds, are highly acclaimed. Wine tasting and touring is a popular activity that brings many visitors to Walla Walla. But there's so much more to do once you're there! Walla Walla plays an important role in the history of the region, which you'll come to appreciate even more by visiting the town's major historical attractions. Whitman Mission National Historic Site and Fort Walla Walla Museum both provide interesting exhibits along with the opportunity to spend time in the scenic outdoors. Other Walla Walla activities and attractions include theatre and music, annual festivals, and outdoor recreation.
Wednesday March 5, 2014
Glacier National Park is gorgeous. And huge. You can spend a lot of time driving from one region to another. If you want to maximize your time spent enjoying the park's many scenic regions, choosing accommodations inside Glacier National Park is a good idea. Your choices include grand lakeside lodges with such onsite amenities as dining, shopping, and recreation. You can also select to stay in a rustic cabin or a vintage motel. Find out more about your lodging options inside of Glacier National Park.
Wednesday February 26, 2014
The largest city in North Idaho, Coeur d'Alene is a charming town that knows how to welcome visitors. Huge beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene, surrounded by forested hills, provides the setting around which much of the town's activity revolves. Water recreation, including water skiing, boating, and paddling, are extremely popular, as is just kicking back and taking in the views from a waterfront bar, dock, or beach. The Coeur d'Alene Resort is a world-class facility that offers great accommodations along with several restaurants and lounges, a full-service spa, and an acclaimed golf course.
Sunday February 23, 2014
Camping is very popular in the Northwest, especially during these times when people are trying to be more frugal. When it comes to camping, there are lots of different options. Will you stay in a tent, a cabin, a yurt, or some other special shelter? Do you want to be on the water? Bring your dog? Do you want to stay in a national park, a state park, or a private campground/RV park?
For some of the Northwest's most popular campgrounds, you need to make your reservations early in the year. Fortunately, there are a number of different online tools that make it easy to find and reserve your Northwest camping place. Most allow you to search by a long list of criteria, including not only date and location but facilities, services, amenities, available recreation, and more. Here's the information you need to make your Northwest camping reservations: