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Where to Go This Weekend: Cle Elum, WA

  In spring, the best thing to do in Seattle is leave—and this sunny Cascade Range community is your first must-stop spot east of the mountains. We enlisted Seattle-area writer Heather Hansman to help us plan the perfect Cle Elum visit. Here, our five favorite ways to spend a day there. 1. A First Street stroll Cle Elum was founded as a Northern […]

Where To Go This Weekend: Boulder City, NV

Though it’s located a mere half hour from Las Vegas, unassuming Boulder City feels a world away from Sin City. In fact, says Al Stevens, a local restaurant owner, when visitors at Vegas hotels ask    “‘where can I go to get away from all this?’ the concierges say, ‘Boulder City.’”

Where To Go This Weekend: Glen Ellen, CA

Glen Ellen, California, is reclaiming its status as a great Bay Area escape with fresh spots to wine, dine, and relax in Sonoma Valley.

The Best Northwest Island Escape Right Now: Langley, Washington

Late autumn is prime time in the Whidbey Island community of Langley: You’ll have the fir-lined trails, local artisans’ boutiques, and friendly coffeehouses all to yourself. Seattle-based writer Jess Chamberlain created a traveler’s cheat sheet for us. Her five, can’t-miss experiences for Langley day trippers are below. Happy travels!