Destinations

A Summer Festival for Just About Everyone

The Inland Northwest is home to many fun and unique festivals. Here we’ve highlighted a few interesting festivals celebrating everything from huckleberries and community heritage …

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Exploring Wallace, Idaho’s Mining Heritage

A sprawling complex of beautiful, historic buildings and surprisingly bustling streets nestled into the steep mountain hillsides of north Idaho’s Bitterroot Mountains, Wallace Idaho is …

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Fernie, B.C.’s Biggest Biking Weekend of the Year Promises Fun for Everyone (June 27-29)

If you own a mountain bike, and have been thinking about a trip up to Fernie, this is the weekend to do it. June 27-29 …

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Exploring Washington’s Wine Country

During the warmth of early fall harvest, all roads leading to, from and within Tri-Cities are flanked by ripe grapes. Ineffably rich and sweet fragrances …

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Hiking and Paddling the Hanford Reach National Monument

For paddlers and hikers with spring fever, the overlooked Hanford Reach National Monument presents unbelievably serene paddling and hiking opportunities in a climate that’s typically …

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Looking for Winter Fun in the Canadian Rockies? Fernie’s Got You Covered

Need proof that Canadians not only love dressing up in wacky costumes more than most Americans but also come up with wickedly fun and creative …

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6 Reasons Not to Miss the Sandpoint Winter Carnival (Feb. 13-23)

Ski Joring. Not the gentler kind with dogs. No, these daredevil skiers with serious cojones get pulled around at break-neck speeds over jumps by a …

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Street food in Thailand. Make good choices and stay healthy. Photo: Shallan Knowles

Seven Tips for Healthy Budget Travel Abroad

I have traveled often and the places blur together, but I must forget this and see each thing as if I were nineteen again, on …

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Winthrop Winter Wonderland: Ski, Bike, Snowshoe

The Methow Valley’s skiing, scenery, and extensive trail system has been getting attention in recent years well beyond the Pacific Northwest for being the nation’s …

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