Bring Nature Inside with Good Nature Publishing’s Wall Posters

On a recent hike on the wet west slope of the North Cascades, I ambled along as fellow hikers zoomed past me to the summit. And in between admiring the subtle beauty of a Queen’s Cup and the showy flair of a Tiger Lily, I realized something. I don’t hike to bag peaks. If I […]

Fall Gear Sale at REI.com

Every fall when I pack up our outdoor gear, I make a list of the things we need to repair or replace. It’s a wishful list. Times are tough, and I’m not buying much new gear these days. But REI.com is hosting a special deal right now, the kind of deal I can’t quite ignore, […]

Razor Clamming Season Begins on the Washington Coast

To learn all about razor clamming, including what equipment and license you need and how to use the gear to dig for clams, check out Northwest TripFinder’s Guide to Razor Clamming. Get out your clamming tube! This year may just be a record razor clam season at some Washington state beaches.   Digging days and evening low […]

Road Trip: Skagit Flats and Chuckanut Drive

Everyone knows that if you’re just trying to get to Bellingham, Interstate 5 is the fast way there. But not everyone knows there’s a slow road to Bellingham, a scenic drive to rival all scenic drives. The route takes you from the charming seaside town of La Conner all the way to Bellingham’s Fairhaven District. […]

Fall Camping Tips

Cold Weather Camping Tips

If you can brave a little chill and a touch of rain, fall camping will reward you with scenery and solitude.