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Legos? Yes. History? Yes. Heritage and innovation at MOHAI

A visit to the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle should be on everyone’s list. And if you’ve already been there, and think you’ve done that, go again, as …

Discover the story of the PNW at Fort Vancouver

Amid mountain peaks and a vibrant urban landscape in Washington’s Vancouver, you’ll find Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The site encompasses several locales, including a …

Take your palate around the world on a Portland food tour

Food tours are a great way to explore a city and get to know its vibe, as typically these experiences not only provide an opportunity to sample local dishes, but also offer information and insight …

Enjoy the coastal charms of Newport, Oregon

With a name like Cape Foulweather, I expected gusty winds and pelting rain on my early winter visit to this area of the Oregon coast. After all, Captain Cook had coined the name for the place due to …

Long Beach peninsula:
Lots to love | Wanderlust

Don’t be fooled by the name. I guarantee there’s nothing disappointing about Cape Disappointment State Park. This glorious swath of land is a paradise of lighthouses atop windswept …

I'm in an otherworldly place that looks like somewhere the lunar lander would have been roaming around on a research mission. Pitch-black lava fragments are scattered amid a sea of cinders, mini …

Splendid art, splendid views at Olympic Sculpture Park | Wanderlust

Outdoor art is a boon for urban areas. It enhances a city, adds color and vibrancy to its cultural fabric, and provides unique spaces for artists to showcase their work. Bringing art from behind …

Mighty and magical: Rogue is a rafter's paradise

It's worth the drive from Mukilteo. The orange rolls are reason enough to visit Morrison's Rogue River Lodge in southern Oregon. These sweet, melt-in-your-mouth dinner muffins are reminiscent of …

A classic Pacific Northwest stay on the Oregon coast | Wanderlust

Whenever I'm in the Pacific Northwest, I try to make time to visit the Oregon coast. I never tire of the area and came to the conclusion years ago that it's truly my happy place. This destination …

Recharge with a getaway to Skamania Lodge | Wanderlust

Once again, I found myself flying through the forest with the greatest of ease. Only this time, I was on the zipline course at Skamania Lodge, a well-known resort in Washington state, within Columbia …

Fly through the forest with ease on Camano Island | Wanderlust

Stepping off the platform, I shouted, "Forget Tarzan. Me Jane!" And then I whooped with unbridled enthusiasm as I soared among the treetops to the next stand. Though my form was far from perfect, I …

"Let's paddle," says our guide Barry in a relaxed tone. We obey, albeit a bit distractedly, as we're busy chatting. Then we hear that telltale roar – the one that signals some mighty rapids are …

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