Escapes

Buckle Up for the Great Race

This is the first time the Great Race, the world’s premiere old-car rally, will take place entirely on the West Coast. It will start in Riverside, Calif., on Saturday, June 22, and finish in Tacoma on Sunday, June 30. The 2,300-mile adventure will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to 18 cities in […]

2019 Summer Escapes

Get a head start on your summer and check into all the activities happening around Puget Sound all season long. With concert series, fireworks shows and a strawberry festival, summer 2019 is gearing up to be full of fun. Here are a few highlights. LACEY Summer in Lacey is jam-packed with festivals, concerts and other […]

Luxury Hotel coming to Muckleshoot Casino

Twenty-four years after opening a casino which would set the standard for gaming in Washington State, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe will once again redefine expectations with the addition of a luxury resort at Muckleshoot Casino.  Anticipated to open in the second quarter of 2021, the 18-story, 400-room hotel tower will offer sweeping views showcasing the […]

An Island Art Adventure

Drive off the mainland to the scenic island destinations of Camano Island in the Pacific Northwest. Just north of Seattle, a short trip offers locally inspired shops and restaurants, dynamic events fora variety of interests, recreation, and beach combing. Rich history and a healthy dose of local color in all medians are provided by the […]

Weekend Stay and Play at Little Creek Resort

Fifteen minutes south of Olympia is a wonderful weekend escape. As you approach Little Creek Casino and Resort, you are sure to notice that you and the property are surrounded by nature. You are then greeted by the warmth of the lodge-like hotel, with 1,200 newly renovated and well-appointed rooms. Whether you are an avid […]

Hotel Interurban: Innovative and intriguing

Located minutes from downtown Seattle and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Hotel Interurban is the newest hotel to enter the South Seattle market. Standing 19 stories high, the hotel is the tallest building in the city of Tukwila, and the tallest between Seattle and Tacoma. When you walk into the two-story lobby, you will notice a hip, […]

From Slavery to the Founding of Centralia

Most people know that Washington state was named in honor of U.S. President George Washington. But did you know that there was another George Washington who played prominently in our state’s history? The founder of Centralia was also named George Washington. In recognition of his 200th birthday, the city’s residents are commemorating his life and […]

Ultimate Fall Getaway in Leavenworth

Ready for a midweek escape? Look no farther than Leavenworth, Washington, nestled on the east slope of the central Cascade Range. Fall’s cooler nights and shorter days mean the mountainous region comes alive with vibrant colors of orange, yellow and red, providing breathtaking views as you drive along the Cascade Loop Highway. At an elevation […]

Introducing Kids To Birding

Birds are the perfect hook for getting kids interested in nature. Children are mesmerized by nature, so a window into that world is all you need to get them started on this lifelong hobby. Backyard bird feeders are a wonderful place to start. Neighborhood parks also provide endless potential for observing birds, as well as […]

The Greatest Summer In Puget Sound Yet

Summer here and so are countless events throughout the South Sound. Surrounding cities are preparing to provide their locals and tourists with unforgettable events this year. Puyallup Puyallup knows the best way to welcome summer. The 79th annual Meeker Days Art & Music Festival will be happening June 15–17. Over 200 vendors serve treats like […]