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Seattle — Contrary to popular belief, Seattle is not the rainiest U.S. city (it ranks a lowly 44th in terms of rainfall). And while it may be home to Starbucks and Microsoft, it’s more than coffee and computer bytes too – the city is also rich in arts, recreation, shopping, and restaurants.

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Hidden Gem: The Small Town of Index, Washington

September 24, 2015 by Sarah Ravits

For outdoor enthusiasts and amateurs alike, a trip to the Pacific Northwest should include a stop at the small, rustic town of Index, Washington. Its ... Read More »


Eww! 6 Totally Unsanitary Tourist Attractions

September 23, 2015 by Teresa Bitler

We’re not germaphobes, but some attractions are just plaingross. Here are six tourist attractions you might want to avoid unless you have a jumbo-sized bottle ... Read More »


Checking In: A Washington Wine Weekend at Willows Lodge

August 21, 2015 by Anne Roderique-Jones

Willows Lodge, situated just a half-hour outside of Seattle, is one of those properties that just nails, well, everything. The rustically chic lodge has been ... Read More »


A Morning In and Around Seattle’s Capitol Hill

May 07, 2015 by Gowri Chandra

There are few moments more quintessentially Seattle than watching the fog peel off the bay in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, while sipping a freshly pulled ... Read More »


The 5 Things You Need to Know About Cruising Alaska

February 26, 2015 by Donna Tunney

An Alaska cruise is a bucket-list trip for travelers who love the great outdoors. Cruise ships typically sail weeklong northbound and southbound trips, often ... Read More »

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