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Where to Go in the Northwest US


These articles and resources will help you plan a fun and successful vacation or getaway in the Northwest US, which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. You'll find Northwest travel and visitor information arranged by type of getaway and by Northwest city or destination. Whether you're looking for Northwest vacation ideas, or already know where you want to travel, these resources and recommendations will set you on the way to a memorable Northwest experience.
  1. Types of Travel in the Northwest
  2. Alaska Travel Destinations
  3. Idaho Travel Destinations
  4. Montana Travel Destinations
  1. Oregon Travel Destinations
  2. Eastern Washington State Travel Destinations
  3. Western Washington State Travel Destinations
  4. Wyoming Travel Destinations

Types of Travel in the Northwest

View of Mt. Shuksan Across Picture Lake

When it comes to choosing where to spend your vacation time, everyone has different ideas about what makes a fun getaway. These resources will help you decide the type of travel you'd enjoy in the Northwest, depending upon your particular needs and interests.

Alaska Travel Destinations

Skagway Alaska

From the rain forests and fjords of the Inside Passage area to the arid tundra of the north, Alaska offers a variety of experiences for visitors.

Idaho Travel Destinations

Tee and Floating Green at The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course

Abundant lakes, rivers, and forests make Idaho the place for year-round outdoor recreation.

Montana Travel Destinations

Glacier National Park

Montana visitors will find rich history, grand scenery, and amazing outdoor adventure.

Oregon Travel Destinations

Smith Rock State Park

From the rugged Oregon Coast to the food and culture of Portland, Oregon has something for every taste.

Eastern Washington State Travel Destinations

Great Northern Clock Tower in Spokane's Riverfront Park

The lands on the east side of Washington's Cascade Mountain Range are much drier and sunnier than the west side, with hot summers and cold snowy winters.

Western Washington State Travel Destinations

The Space Needle and Seattle Center

The lush green forests of the Olympic Peninsula, the charming rural communities on the San Juan Islands, the fertile lands of Skagit and Whatcom counties, and the arts and culture of the Seattle metro area are just some of the reasons to plan travel to the west side of Washington State.

Wyoming Travel Destinations

Bluebell Pools at West Thumb Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park

Experience a taste of the Old West along with awesome landscapes in the state of Wyoming.

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