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The Best Northwest’s 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!

The Perfect Autumn Getaway: Ashland, Oregon

Early autumn in Ashland may be the best time of year to visit the southern Oregon town: The leaves are turning, and this year, its legendary Shakespeare fest is as lively as ever. We sent writer Christopher Hall to check it out. Here are his picks for the five perfect components to an autumn Ashland visit. Play time During the first season of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival 80 years ago, […]

The San Juan Islands’ growing fame

Will director Lynn Shelton’s new film, Your Sister’s Sister, make the San Juan Islands even more famous than they already are? Set primarily on Orcas Island, the story revolves around a grieving mess of a man, Jack, who spends time recovering from a tragedy in a cabin here. Emotional drama ensues. There’s something so very Northwest about the film, largely […]

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