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The Seattle and Tacoma Area Travel Guide

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3 West Coast Weekend Getaways

Palm Springs (285 miles round-trip from Los Angeles) A nouveau–Rat Pack oasis on the desert floor of California’s Coachella Valley, Palm Springs draws both the...

Wave Hello to Furry Hollywood Stars

If you wanted to entice a Hollywood actor, you wouldn’t feed him a slice of wheat bread, would you?  The Olympic Game Farm’s actors, however,...

Olympic Game Farm: 40 Years Wave By

If you wanted to entice a Hollywood actor, you wouldn’t feed him a slice of wheat bread, would you?  The Olympic Game Farm’s actors will...

Cape Town Food Find: Home Cooking from a Top Chef at his Beach House

Here’s a first-visit-to-Cape Town mandate: you must do the scenic Cape Point drive. If you enjoy views, or fresh air, or anything good in life,...

Nice Rice! Valencia's Best Paella Spots

In Valencia, the city that gave paella to the world, greedy forks scrape the bottom of the pan for the best bites of crunchy rice,...

America's Greatest Main Streets

Cheers to these small towns for great Main Streets, where you can admire architecture, sample the local flavor, and find a lost America.

Baby Animals: Reader Photos

These adorable baby animals are ready for their close-up.

T+L's Most Dangerous U.S. Airports

Airline safety is on the rise, but near accidents are still more common than you might think.

Bon Vivanta: Taj Hotels Launches a New Brand

Five-star hospitality doesn't have to equal four-poster beds or stuffy white tablecloths set with five different forks and a "Jackets Required" policy. In fact, hyper...

Weirdest Animal-Smuggling Incidents

Animal smuggling is big business, and people will try just about anything to sneak creatures through security. Some of them get caught.
HOTELS

Lochaerie Resort

Book the “Colonel Bob,” with two bedrooms and a wraparound porch. more ›


RESTAURANTS

Harbour Public House

Fuel up on Northwest-style pub grub like wild-caught salmon burgers (plus lovely deck-side views over Eagle Harbor. more ›


ACTIVITIES

Bloedel Reserve

This 150-acre preserve at the northern tip of Bainbridge Island (35 minutes by ferry from Seattle) is a mix of pristine second-growth forest and meticulously landscaped gardens. The self-guided loop... more ›


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