Road Trips

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Wenatchee Valley: Shoulder Season Heaven

The Wenatchee Valley, in central Washington, is the perfect shoulder season destination, with opportunities for spring skiing, hiking and trail running, rock climbing, kayaking and river sports, and mountain biking.

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Tips for Crossing the U.S.-Canada Border

Traveling to and from British Columbia through one of the Inland Northwest’s many border crossings has gotten faster and easier over the past decade, even …

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Planning a Fall Fernie Road Trip

Just over a 4.5-hour drive from Spokane, and even closer from North Idaho, Fernie is an authentic mountain town nestled in the dramatic peaks of …

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Spring Ski Road Trip: Head North of the Border to Big White

Just Over Four Hours from Spokane, Big White Ski Resort Lives up to Its Name If you are going to pony up the cash for …

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Photo by Summer Hess.

Eastside-Westside I-90 Adventure Detours

Binge driving from Spokane to Seattle and back in a weekend can desensitize us to the beauty of central Washington and the I-90 corridor. But …

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Photo of Matterhorn by Paul Chisholm.

Peak Bagging in the Wallowas

The scene that greeted us in Joseph, Oregon, wasn’t the one we expected. Sure, the snowcapped peaks loomed over the quaint, old-timey storefront—vestiges of the …

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Photo by S. Michael Bennett.

Gold Creek: An Adventure Lodge on Lake Pend Oreille

Tucked away in the woods just two miles from where Gold Creek splashes into Lake Pend Oreille sits an exceptional retreat: the Gold Creek Lodge. …

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Photo by Phil Linden.

Find Authentic Adventure on the PNW Coast in Westport, Washington

There are plenty of places along the Pacific Northwest coast to experience run-of-the-mill tourist beach town amenities for people who are only looking to drive …

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Road Trip 2024

Unity, Oregon, was deserted, except for the lone old man on the porch of a ramshackle building who tipped his hat in my direction as …

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Guided Tours of Metaline Falls Sites Featured in Two Popular Movies Scheduled Labor Day Weekend 2017

Thanks to Kalispel Tribe of Indians and Seattle City Light’s Boundary Dam, Metaline Falls Movies Guided Tours will be held this Labor Day Weekend (September …

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