Northwest US Travel: Most Popular Articles
Expert picks for the best 10 visitor attractions in the state of Washington, from About.com's Guide to Northwest US Travel.
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.
Recommendations about when and where to go to experience fall color in the state of Washington, including scenic drives and national forests.
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.
Wildfire information for the Northwest United States, including resources to learn current fire locations and degree of containment.
Recommendations for weekend getaway destinations located within a short drive of the Seattle metro area.
Recommendations for the top 10 fun things to do for visitors to the state of Wyoming.
A listing of some of the Oktoberfests celebrated throughout the Northwest, including Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Friendly expert recommendations for Washington State accommodations where the location and the atmosphere make for a memorable romantic getaway.
Information about the best casinos and casino resorts in the state of Washington.
Expert picks for the best 10 visitor attractions in Montana.
The top 10 attractions for visitors to Idaho, as selected by About.com's Guide to
Recommendations for fun things to do in Seattle, Washington, including the best authentic activities and unique attractions.
The top 10 attractions for visitors to the state of Alaska.
An overview of where you can and can't smoke or consume marijuana as a visitor to Washington State.
Information to fun things to do on Bainbridge Island in Washington.
Expert recommendations for fun and interesting things to do in Tacoma, Washington.
Information about places in the Northwest US where you can enjoy a romantic getaway with your sweetheart.
Recommendations for fun things to do on the road between Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Oregon Coast hotel and lodging recommendations for couples planning a romantic getaway.
Recommendations for family-friendly vacation destinations in the state of Washington.
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.
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.
Information about why Copper River salmon is so tasty and why the Pacific Northwest makes such a fuss over it. Recipes and sources included.
A list of the concerts scheduled to take place during 2013 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. Page 2.
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.
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.
Popular annual fall fairs and festivals in Washington State celebrate everything from autumn leaves and fresh hops to Dungeness crabs and apples.
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.
Information to help you plan your scenic Columbia River Gorge driving tour on the Historic Columbia River Highway.
Recommendations for some of the best fun things to do during the Christmas holiday season in the Seattle Tacoma region.
Visitors information about the many fun things to do in Bend, Oregon.
Information to help you plan your trip and find fun things to do in Leavenworth, Washington State's Bavarian Village in the North Cascades.
A visitor's guide to the live theatre scene in Portland, Oregon.
Information and resources for people who would like to learn more about the volcano and the May 18, 1980 eruption.
Recommendations for Washington State destinations that make for a great winter vacation.
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.
Touring scenic Mount Baker Highway is among the Northwest's best day trips. This guide will help you plan your adventure.
Pictures of the attractions and scenery in North Cascades National Park, which includes the Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
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.
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.
Gameday information for the University of Oregon Ducks home football games at Autzen Stadium.
Ideas for day trips and overnight getaways that focus on Christmas festivities such as light shows, theatre and music specials, holiday markets, and more.
Information to help you plan and prepare for your vacation to Glacier National Park in Montana.
Information to help you plan your trip to Tulalip Resort Casino, including details about the hotel, casino, spa, and restaurants.
Information about fun things to see and do in Spokane, Washington.
Recommendations for the best things to see and do while visiting Casper, Wyoming.
A timeline of significant Mount St. Helens events, including recent activity, the 1980 eruption, and historic activity.
A visitor's guide to what to see and do in Mount Rainier National Park.
Information about the fun things to see and do in Portland, Oregon.
Recommendations for romantic getaways that are in or very near the Seattle/Tacoma metro region.
Information and recommendations for fun things to do on Whidbey Island, including the towns of Oak Harbor, Coupeville, and Langley.
Information about the North Cascades, a stretch along Washington's scenic Cascade Loop driving tour.
Football games schedule and visitor information for the University of Montana Grizzlies.
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.
Recommended hotels and inns where you can enjoy a romantic getaway in the state of Idaho.
Information about the Washington State Ferry system, including schedule, fares, and routes, for visitors to Seattle and cities around the Puget Sound.
Comprehensive visitors information and resources to help plan your trip to Seattle, Tacoma, and the Puget Sound area.
Information about what to do if Mount St. Helens erupts, how to prepare, and what are the potential health affects.
Visitors to Bellevue, Washington, will find great shopping, outdoor activities, live performances, special events and festivals, and much more.
Plan your visit to The Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood, WA, with this info about admission, food, entertainment, and childrens activities.
Hotels, resorts, and inns that are recommended for your romantic getaway in Montana.
Resources and information to help you plan your travel and recreation along the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon and Washington State.
Suggestions for Oregon destinations where you can enjoy a fun winter vacation.
Visitor information for Riverfront Park and Spokane Falls, two of the top attractions in Spokane, Washington.
A timeline of activity in the months leading up to the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Page 2.
Top picks for fun things to do in Port Angeles and Sequim, on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
Information about what to see and do at Pike Place Market, one of Seattle's top attractions for natives and visitors.
Visitor information for the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, located in Ballard, Washington.
Romantic weekend getaway ideas around the state of Oregon.
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.
Information about spa resorts and hotels where you can enjoy a relaxing getaway in Western Washington state.
Fun fall fairs and festivals in the Seattle region include country fairs, music festivals, arts and gift shows, and Oktoberfests.
Portland Oregon Monthly Climate Summary Average temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall data for Portland,
Information about the many fun things to do in and around the Oregon Coast town of Florence, including nearby Reedsport.
Information about activities and attractions in Helena, Montana.
Information about fun activities and attractions for visitors to Klamath Falls, Oregon.
The activities and attractions in Eugene, Oregon, include wine tasting, performing arts, outdoor recreation, sports, special events, and festivals.
Information about hotels and resorts in Eastern Washington where you can enjoy a relaxing spa getaway.
Information about the fun things to do and see in the Oregon coast town of Seaside, a family-friendly getaway.
Expert recommendations for fun things to see and do during your visit to Billings, Montana.
Recommendations for fun things to see and do in Vancouver, Washington, located across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon.
A guide to the visitor centers located at Mount St. Helens.
Compare Mean Annual Precipitation and Snowfall by US City Most people believe that Seattle and Portland
Information about your hotel and lodging choices located just outside the boundaries of Glacier National Park in Montana.
Information to help you plan your trip to historic Fairhaven, a district located just south of downtown Bellingham, Washington.
Information about fun things to do in Missoula, Montana and the nearby area.
Activities and attractions information to help you plan and enjoy your visit to historic Port Townsend, Washington.
Recommended attractions and activities for visitors to the city of Boise, Idaho.
Hiking, biking, paddling, and windsurfing are among the outdoor activities you can experience on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge.
Information about the gaming, dining, entertainment, hotel, meeting spaces, and spa at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Spokane, Washington.
Comprehensive travel guides for each state in the Northwest US, including Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
Information about the wineries and other attractions you can explore in Woodinville, a short trip just east of Seattle.
A list of fun things to do in Washington State's Tri-Cities, which include Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco.
Average temperatures and precipitation data for Juneau, Alaska, by month and annually.
Recommendations for family-friendly vacation destinations in the state of Oregon.
Visitor attractions and activities, including summer and winter recreation, in Bozeman and nearby Montana locations.
A destination guide for visitors to Washington's San Juan Island, where you will enjoy exceptional opportunity to view orcas whales and other wildlife.
Descriptions and photos of recommended hotels available inside Yellowstone National Park.
Information about special Christmas events and festivals in the state of Alaska.
An expert review of Suncadia Resort located in Cle Elum, Washington, including description of resort facilities and amenities.
Information about fun things to see and do in Anchorage, Alaska.
Information to help you learn about the fun things you can do in Spokane, Washington, and to help you plan your travel and recreation.
Information about the many fun casinos and casino resorts in the Northwest US.
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.
A listing of the best places to shop in downtown Seattle.
Activity and attraction recommendations for visitors to Lincoln City, located on the Central Oregon Coast.
A visitor's guide for Birch Bay, Washington, including fun things to do, lodging, and restaurants.
Recommendations for fun things to see and do in Crater Lake National Park in Oregon.
Recommendations for the top fun things to do in Cannon Beach, Oregon, on the Oregon Coast.
Lodging information for people who are planning to visit Mount St. Helens and Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Find out about fun things you can see and do on a short drive or day trip from Billings, Montana.
Attractions for visitors to Washington's Skagit Valley, including the towns of Mount Vernon and La Conner.
Information about some of the fun activities you can take in while visiting historic Butte, Montana.
Map, directions, and transportation options for visitors to Whitefish, Montana.
Information about the most popular things to see and do during a visit to Olympic National Park in the state of Washington.
Pictures of Mt. Hood, located in NW Oregon.
The distance between Seattle and other cities in both Washington and the Pacific Northwest, organized in a table.
Information about what you will experience as a guest at on of Washington State's most romantic destinations, Salish Lodge at Snoqualmie Falls.
Visitors looking for an outdoor thrill will find several zip lines, forest canopy tours, and outdoor courses around Seattle.
Major attractions on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge include the Historic Columbia River Highway, The Dalles Dam Visitor Center, and the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.
Information to help you plan and prepare for a winter vacation in the Northwest US, including Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
Information about the fun things you can see and do along the Coulee Corridor National Scenic Byway in Washington.
Information about the rooms, amenities, facilities, and nearby attractions for Lake Quinault Lodge.
Parks, museums, theatres, and other fun things to see and do during your visit to Hillsboro and Beaverton, located just west of Portland, Oregon.
Information about the top ski resorts located in the Northwest US, including Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
A map of the state of Washington showing major cities, highways, and rivers.
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.
Maryhill Museum of Art, located in Goldendale, WA, overlooking the Columbia River, is home to a replica of Stonehenge and a wide collection of American and European art and artifacts.
Information about the room, facilities, and amenities to be found at The Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Washington.
A list of the top attractions and activities for visitors to Cody, Wyoming.
Information about hotels and resorts, located in or near Seattle, where you can enjoy a relaxing spa getaway.
Information for visitors to Newberry National Volcanic Monument, located south of Bend, Oregon.
Pictures of lighthouses found along Oregon's rugged and scenic coast.
Information about the gaming, dining, entertainment, lounges, and other visitor amenities at Snoqualmie Casino, located just east of Seattle.
Recommendations for fun things to see and do in Everett and surrounding Snohomish County, just north of Seattle in Washington State.
Reasons why you should make Pacific Northwest Ballet's version of The Nutcracker a part of your holiday traditions.
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.
Recommended activities and attractions for visitors to Coos Bay and North Bend on the Southern 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 local attractions for visitors in Hood River, Oregon.
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 activities and attractions you can enjoy in Sandpoint, Idaho, located on huge Lake Pend O'Reille
Information for the 15 different national parks located 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.
Information about Oregon Coast's lighthouses from Port Orford to Reedsport, and from Florence to Tillamook.
Information and recommendations for fun things to do while visiting Bandon, located along Oregon's south coast.
Find out about the many wonderful mountain resort getaways that you can enjoy in the state of Washington.