North Central Washington Travel Guide
Fodor's Pacific Northwest
Wilderness embraces much of North Central Washington, replete with old timber towns, cascading creeks, glacial peaks, and low-hanging valleys dusted with wildflowers. The region's natural beauty creates a feeling of journeying to an out-of-the-way, rural retreat. This is the quintessential outdoors, a place of snowcapped summits, sparkling lakes, evergreen forests and—despite the remote outpost of Stehekin and a road closure that walls off the east and west in winter—surprising accessibility.
Accommodations in the North Cascades range from rustic cabins and basic motels to charming bed-and-breakfasts, riverside inns, boutique hotels, and upscale...read more
This region has a good range of dining options, from American pub fare to fine dining, and many incorporate locally grown and produced ingredients, including...read more
Things To Do in North Central Washington
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Winter sports: The nonprofit Methow Valley Sport Trails Association maintains 120 miles of groomed trails in the North Cascades during winter... Read more
Even while reveling in holiday festivities, it's easy to be overtaken by the stress of finding perfec... Read more
Author Wes Davis, a former excavations assistant at Kavousi in Eastern Crete, recounts his archaeological... Read more
Cruisers with a taste for dancing take note—you can compete aboard Holland America sailings to wi... Read more
· Travel Planner
Places To Explore
Fodor's Trip Planning Ideas
- Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards: Check out the winners of 2013
- Weekend Getaways: Fodor's Recommends the Best Weekend Escapes in the US
- Great American Vacation: Find Your Next U.S. Trip with Fodor's
- 80 Degrees: Fodor's Helps You Find Your Best Beach Vacation Spots
- Best of Europe: Fodor's Picks the Best Places to Visit in Europe
It is time for me to contribute to Fodor's instead of mostly lurking for information and pictures.
I recently did a 1 day photography whirlwind trip around Seattle...
Please see my Trip report @
http://foods-drinks-travels.blogspot.com/2013/09/sparkling-northwest-city-named-seattle.html Read more
We called this our Coffee, Hiking, Wine Trip; aka Just Relax
We're from NJ, but this was our 7th trip to each of these states. Read more