Enjoy simple outings to entertaining destinations by car, bus or bicycle. Included with each: tips on lunch and shopping. Plus we'll always offer a budget outing that will cost you $20 or less.
Downtime in downtown
We give you time-honored locations prowled in a bit of a new way. We're off to the bowels of the Pike Place Market, a questionable stroll under the Alaskan Way Viaduct and a visit to some of the gems of the Chinatown International District.
Kitsap Peninsula towns
Discover our region's roots at Chief Sealth's hometown of Suquamish; enjoy Scandinavian-flavored tourism in waterfront Poulsbo; and discover the new charms of an old mill town in quaint Port Gamble.
The softer sides of Tacoma
Take a rail ride to downtown's fine museums, historical buildings and Antique Row; a tour of Old Town's shops, eateries and waterfront wonders; and a pleasant look around famous Point Defiance Park, celebrating its 100th year this summer.
Around the Bend
Enjoy a bike ride between North Bend and Snoqualmie, visit the Cedar River Watershed Education Center and Rattlesnake Ledge and ride the valley in old-fashioned style -- on a vintage train.
Beautiful Skagit County
Hike at Padilla Bay and visit the quaint burgs of Edison and Bow (our budget outing); museum hop in La Conner; and take a look at the salty past of Anacortes.
North by Northeast
Visit a brewery and winery in Woodinville; take a bike ride on the Sammamish River Trail from Bothell (our budget trip); or shop for the garden at Molbak's and Flower World nurseries.
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