Seattle day trips and getaways

Explore the area's beautiful backroads, beaches, lakefronts, islands, and more

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Cowichan Bay, B.C. Canoe

Escape to Cowichan Bay, B.C.

Meet Cowichan Valley, an undiscovered land in British Columbia where food is ultra-local, vineyards are low-key, and canoes replace taxicabs

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Lake Union Park

One perfect day in Seattle's South Lake Union

Take a Northwest day trip to South Lake Union to find designer housing, star chefs, and unique, indie boutiques

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Lake Washington

One perfect day in St. Edward State Park

Relax on the quiet beaches and sandy trails or take advantage of the ideal picnic spots

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Biking Snoqualmie

Explore Snoqualmie Valley

Bring a bike and tour the scenic backroads of these picturesque country towns

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Edmonds beach park

Escape to Edmonds, WA

Spend a day exploring Washington's classic summer town

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Gig Harbor boats

A day in Gig Harbor

Inside Washington’s prettiest harbor town

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San Juan Island boat harbor

4 perfect days on the San Juans

How to enjoy a long summer weekend with the artists, eagles, foodies, and whales

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tulip fields

Take in tulip season in Skagit Valley, WA

Fields of blooming tulips beckon you to this corner of northern Washington come spring, when acres of multi-colored fields beg for some camera time

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A view from the deck of the Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse

Plan a weekend in British Columbia's Saanich Peninsula

It's harvesting time in Saanich Peninsula, the perfect excuse to plan a weekend jaunt.

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Point Robsinson Lighthouse

Hop a ferry to Vashon Island

Explore galleries, sandy beaches, and woodsy trails on this Washington isle just a shout from Seattle

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Hoh Rain Forest

Olympic National Park guide

Plan your trip to the giant trees and gorgeous beaches of Washington

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Ellensburg Rodeo, Washington

Classy cowboy day trip: Ellensburg, WA

A Washington rodeo town with a city-slicker side

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