Northwest US Travel: Most Popular Articles
Information visitors need to know about the Washington State recreational marijuana laws, including where it is legal or illegal to buy it and to use it.
Expert picks for the best 10 visitor attractions in the state of Washington, from About.com's Guide to Northwest US Travel.
Recommendations about when and where to go to experience fall color in the state of Washington, including scenic drives and national forests.
Information to help plan your visit to the Victorian Country Christmas Festival at the Puyallup Fair and Events Center, including hours, dates, admission, parking, coupons, food, shopping, and entertainment.
Information about the Washington State Fair (popularly known as the Puyallup Fair), including activity highlights, dates, location, parking, and admission prices.
Expert picks for the top 10 attractions in the state of Oregon, from About.com's Guide to Northwest US Travel.
Information about the best casinos and casino resorts in the state of Washington.
Recommendations for the top 10 fun things to do for visitors to the state of Wyoming.
There are many fun things to do in Portland during the Christmas season, including holiday light displays, community events, and Christmas music of all kinds. Here are my recommendations for fun Christmas events in and around Portland.
Recommendations for weekend getaway destinations located within a short drive of the Seattle metro area.
The top 10 attractions for visitors to the state of Alaska.
The top 10 attractions for visitors to Idaho, as selected by About.com's Guide to
Friendly expert recommendations for Washington State accommodations where the location and the atmosphere make for a memorable romantic getaway.
Recommendations for some of the best fun things to do during the Christmas holiday season in the Seattle Tacoma region.
Expert picks for the best 10 visitor attractions in Montana.
Recommendations for fun things to do in Seattle, Washington, including the best authentic activities and unique attractions.
An overview of where you can and can't smoke or consume marijuana as a visitor to Washington State.
Information about places in the Northwest US where you can enjoy a romantic getaway with your sweetheart.
Recommendations for Washington State destinations that make for a great winter vacation.
Recommendations for family-friendly vacation destinations in the state of Washington.
Ideas for day trips and overnight getaways that focus on Christmas festivities such as light shows, theatre and music specials, holiday markets, and more.
Expert recommendations for fun and interesting things to do in Tacoma, Washington.
A visitor's guide to the live theatre scene in Portland, Oregon.
Recommendations for the best attractions and activities to enjoy along the waterfront in downtown Seattle.
Information about the many fun things to do in Washington. Page 3.
Recommendations for fun things to do on the road between Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Information to fun things to do on Bainbridge Island in Washington.
Information about why Copper River salmon is so tasty and why the Pacific Northwest makes such a fuss over it. Recipes and sources included.
Ideas and information to help you choose from among the Northwest's many great vacation destinations, including those found in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
Oregon Coast hotel and lodging recommendations for couples planning a romantic getaway.
Plan your visit to The Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood, WA, with this info about holiday light displays, food, entertainment, and children's activities.
Information to help you plan your trip and find fun things to do in Leavenworth, Washington State's Bavarian Village in the North Cascades.
Information to help you plan a trip to Bellingham, Washington and the surrounding Whatcom County communities, including Blaine, Birch Bay, and Lynden. You'll also find information about Mount Baker.
A map of the state of Washington showing major cities, highways, and rivers.
Recommendations for the best things to see and do while visiting Casper, Wyoming.
Information to help you plan your trip to Tulalip Resort Casino, including details about the hotel, casino, spa, and restaurants.
Suggestions for Oregon destinations where you can enjoy a fun winter vacation.
A map showing the western section of the state of Washington. Page 2.
Information about the top casinos in the state of Oregon. Many of Oregon's casinos are full-service resorts offering not only gaming but fine and casual dining, entertainment, and on-site hotels and RV parks.
Information to help you plan and prepare for your vacation to Glacier National Park in Montana.
Information and resources for people who would like to learn more about the volcano and the May 18, 1980 eruption.
Information about the fun things to see and do in Portland, Oregon.
Information to help you plan your scenic Columbia River Gorge driving tour on the Historic Columbia River Highway.
Compare Mean Annual Precipitation and Snowfall by US City Most people believe that Seattle and Portland
Recommended hotels and inns where you can enjoy a romantic getaway in the state of Idaho.
Information about the North Cascades, a stretch along Washington's scenic Cascade Loop driving tour.
Hotels, resorts, and inns that are recommended for your romantic getaway in Montana.
Information about fun things to see and do in Spokane, Washington.
Learn more about concerts, plays, ballets, light shows, and other fun Christmas season events that take place in and around Spokane, Washington.
Information to help you plan and prepare for a winter vacation in the Northwest US, including Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
Recommendations for fun things to see and do in Coeur d'Alene Idaho, including outdoor recreation, scenic boat tours, shopping, and special events and festivals.
Recommendations for romantic getaways that are in or very near the Seattle/Tacoma metro region.
Information about the Washington State Ferry system, including schedule, fares, and routes, for visitors to Seattle and cities around the Puget Sound.
Visitors information about the many fun things to do in Bend, Oregon.
Information for visitors to Washington's Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, including all the things they can see and do, when to go, and how to get there.
Romantic weekend getaway ideas around the state of Oregon.
A visitor's guide to what to see and do in Mount Rainier National Park.
A map of the eastern part of the state of Washington. Page 3.
Gameday information for the University of Oregon Ducks home football games at Autzen Stadium.
Find out about major holiday gift shows held each year in the Seattle region, where you can purchase handcrafted and unique Christmas gift items and decor.
Information and recommendations for fun things to do on Whidbey Island, including the towns of Oak Harbor, Coupeville, and Langley.
Information about what to see and do at Pike Place Market, one of Seattle's top attractions for natives and visitors.
Wildfire information for the Northwest United States, including resources to learn current fire locations and degree of containment.
Touring scenic Mount Baker Highway is among the Northwest's best day trips. This guide will help you plan your adventure.
A listing of some of the Oktoberfests celebrated throughout the Northwest, including Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Visitor information for Riverfront Park and Spokane Falls, two of the top attractions in Spokane, Washington.
Visitors to Bellevue, Washington, will find great shopping, outdoor activities, live performances, special events and festivals, and much more.
A guide to the visitor centers located at Mount St. Helens.
Expert recommendations for fun things to see and do in Astoria, Oregon, including the Astoria Column, the Columbia River Maritime Museum, Fort Stevens State Park, and much more.
A timeline of activity in the months leading up to the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Page 2.
The Northwest US is rich in family-friendly vacation destinations. Here are my top recommendations.
Pictures of the attractions and scenery in North Cascades National Park, which includes the Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
Information about special Christmas events and festivals in the state of Alaska.
Parks, museums, theatres, and other fun things to see and do during your visit to Hillsboro and Beaverton, located just west of Portland, Oregon.
A timeline of significant Mount St. Helens events, including recent activity, the 1980 eruption, and historic activity.
Portland Oregon Monthly Climate Summary Average temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall data for Portland,
Recommended attractions and activities for visitors to the city of Boise, Idaho.
A listing of the best places to shop in downtown Seattle.
A map showing the central Oregon Coast region with Lincoln City, Newport, and Florence, as well as the section of Oregon between Salem and Eugene. Page 2.
Information about Christmas fun in the Northwest US, including holiday trains, santa parades, and light displays in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Alaska.
Top picks for fun things to do in Port Angeles and Sequim, on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
Popular annual fall fairs and festivals in Washington State celebrate everything from autumn leaves and fresh hops to Dungeness crabs and apples.
A list of the concerts scheduled to take place during 2013 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. Page 2.
Visitor attractions and activities, including summer and winter recreation, in Bozeman and nearby Montana locations.
Information about activities and attractions in Helena, Montana.
My personal experiences with Mount St. Helens at the time of eruption.
A list of recommended magazines that cover topics related to the Pacific Northwest, including travel, recreation, history, and gardening.
A map of the Puget Sound metro region, including Seattle, Everett, and Tacoma. Page 4.
Information about fun things to see and do in Anchorage, Alaska.
Information about the top ski resorts located in the Northwest US, including Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Reasons why you should make Pacific Northwest Ballet's version of The Nutcracker a part of your holiday traditions.
Resources and information to help you plan your travel and recreation along the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon and Washington State.
Recommendations for winter vacations in the Inland Northwest, which includes the states Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
A list of the most popular things to see and do during a visit to Pike Place Market, many are free and all are fun.
Find out where to go to take in colorful holiday light shows in and around Seattle, including local zoos and gardens.
Expert recommendations for fun things to see and do during your visit to Billings, Montana.
Information about the gaming, dining, entertainment, hotel, meeting spaces, and spa at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Spokane, Washington.
Information about activities and attractions you can enjoy in Fairhaven, near Bellingham Washington.
Football games schedule and visitor information for the University of Montana Grizzlies.
Information about hotels and resorts, located in or near Seattle, where you can enjoy a relaxing spa getaway.
Recommendations for family-friendly vacation destinations in the state of Oregon.
A list of fun things to do in Washington State's Tri-Cities, which include Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco.
A list of the top attractions and activities for visitors to Cody, Wyoming.
Information to help you learn about the fun things you can do in Spokane, Washington, and to help you plan your travel and recreation.
A topographical map of the state of Oregon, showing such features as the Cascade Mountain Range, the Willamette Valley, and the Great Basin. Page 4.
Information about the room, facilities, and amenities to be found at The Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Washington.
Information about fun activities and attractions for visitors to Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Information about what you will experience as a guest at on of Washington State's most romantic destinations, Salish Lodge at Snoqualmie Falls.
A map featuring the south Oregon Coast, including the towns of Reedsport, Coos Bay, North Bend, Bandon, Port Orford, Gold Beach, and Brookings. Page 3.
The activities and attractions in Eugene, Oregon, include wine tasting, performing arts, outdoor recreation, sports, special events, and festivals.
Information about what to do if Mount St. Helens erupts, how to prepare, and what are the potential health affects.
Find out about Christmas holiday concerts and performances taking places around Seattle, including PNB's The Nutcracker and ACT Theatre's A Christmas Carol.
Average temperatures and precipitation data for Juneau, Alaska, by month and annually.
Information about fun things to do in Missoula, Montana and the nearby area.
Information about spa resorts and hotels where you can enjoy a relaxing getaway in Western Washington state.
Information about hotels and resorts in Eastern Washington where you can enjoy a relaxing spa getaway.
Activity and attraction recommendations for visitors to Lincoln City, located on the Central Oregon Coast.
Comprehensive visitor information to help you plan your Oregon Coast travel and recreation, including tips and recommendations for where to stay and fun things to do.
Information about Glacier National Park activities that can be enjoyed on a day trip from Whitefish Montana.
Different ways to celebrate the Halloween season in Washington State, including haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and other special events.
Information about the gaming, dining, entertainment, lounges, and other visitor amenities at Snoqualmie Casino, located just east of Seattle.
Information about your hotel and lodging choices located just outside the boundaries of Glacier National Park in Montana.
What you need to know to help plan and prepare for your trip to Denali National Park.
Information about local attractions for visitors in Hood River, Oregon.
Activities and attractions information to help you plan and enjoy your visit to historic Port Townsend, Washington.
A picture of the reproduced Frederic Remington Studio at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Page 17.
Learn more about the cruising experience by reading this diary of a first-time cruiser on an Alaska Inside Passage cruise aboard the Norwegian Pearl.
Find out about the many fun things you can see and do in Glacier National Park in Montana.
An expert review of Suncadia Resort located in Cle Elum, Washington, including description of resort facilities and amenities.
Information about the annual month-long Winterfest celebration at Seattle Center, which includes the Winter Train and Village, an ice rink, lots of live music, and Winter Worldfest.
Information about the rooms, amenities, facilities, and nearby attractions for Lake Quinault Lodge.
Information about the many fun casinos and casino resorts in the Northwest US.
Ideas and recommendations for hotels and lodgings in Portland, Oregon, where you can enjoy a romantic in-city getaway.
Recommendations for fun things to see and do in Vancouver, Washington, located across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon.
The distance between Seattle and other cities in both Washington and the Pacific Northwest, organized in a table.
Visitors looking for an outdoor thrill will find several zip lines, forest canopy tours, and outdoor courses around Seattle.
Seattle Center is a hub of attractions and entertainment venues located on the north edge of downtown Seattle and is popular with visitors and locals.
Visitor information for the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, located in Ballard, Washington.
Descriptions and photos of recommended hotels available inside Yellowstone National Park.
What you can see and do on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge, mostly along State Highway 14.
Information about some of the fun activities you can take in while visiting historic Butte, Montana.
Information about the hotels and lodging located inside the boundaries of Glacier National Park.
Information about the many fun things to do in and around the Oregon Coast town of Florence, including nearby Reedsport.
Recommendations for fun things to see and do during your time in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
A visitor's guide for Birch Bay, Washington, including fun things to do, lodging, and restaurants.
Information about how to find and reserve a campsite on public and private lands in Oregon.
Information about the fun things to do and see in the Oregon coast town of Seaside, a family-friendly getaway.
Photo of oil studies from the Frederic Remington Studio Collection at the Whitney Gallery of Western Art. Page 18.
Comprehensive travel guides for each state in the Northwest US, including Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
Visitors to Salem, Oregon, will find lots of fun things to do, including great parks and outdoor spaces, interesting museums, and historical attractions.