more about: Northwest

3 reasons why Portland should be called Suds City

In the ever-more-crowded field of cities vying to be craft-beer capital of the West (Fort Collins! San Diego!), Portland is making its move.

The best coastal towns in California, free concerts in Portland, and more great weekend travel finds

Cool swimming holes, fun summer camps, great hotels—and more travel gems

Wine-country cooking classes, street art in Seattle—and more great travel finds

Now that the weekend is nearly here, it’s time to pack your bags and explore the West! No plans yet? Find some inspiration with our 5 favorite travel finds of the week.