Starting in early November, residents of the Pacific Northwest start to look for a winter getaway. The gray skies, damp and dreary days, and long nights can cause Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD) in those who thrive on sunshine and outdoor activities.
Disneyland may be the happiest place on earth, but Whistler, British Columbia, may not be far behind if you are an outdoor enthusiast. Year-round outdoor activities, a pedestrian-only village with shops, restaurants and abundant options for lodging make Whistler a Disney-like destination for everyone.
Smack in the middle of the state of Washington is a little oasis known as Moses Lake. Located between Seattle (175 miles) and Spokane (105 miles) on I-90, the almost 19-square mile city of Moses Lake is a great weekend getaway because of the lake, dry weather and flat terrain.
How does a weekend trip to Bavaria, the Free State south of Germany, sound? Well, realistically, it might be easier to settle for a weekend car ride to Leavenworth.
It may not boast the title of Tracktown, USA, or have the foodie culture and urban appeal of Portland, but the oft overlooked Corvallis, OR, has plenty to offer both locals and visitors. The city of over 55,000 residents has a wine walk, an annual Turkey Trot, an abundance of wineries and a state university offering cultural and educational experiences, as well as athletic spectatorship.
Run, bike, rock climb, ski, snowboard, hike… the outdoor adventures are endless in Mammoth Lakes. “Mammoth…
The Oregon coast doesn’t have the allure of white sandy beaches or warm water, but with…