Visit the Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum
From the moment you walk in, exploring the museum tells a fascinating story. Take a trip through time, wandering from the 1960’s to now, learning about the history of the military on Whidbey Island and in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy authentic photos and historic military artifacts while reading the true stories of the men and...
Seattle & the Cascade Loop: Embark on Washington State’s Great American Road Trip
There’s nothing like hitting the open road for an adventure, and that’s exactly what the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway in Washington provides. Soak up your fill of Pacific Northwest wonders and stunning destinations along the 440-mile route, which begins and ends along Puget Sound, and is open year-round except for a 50-mile section...
Mount Rainier Vacation Planning Made Easy
From capturing photos of world-famous wildflower meadows in the summer to snowshoeing and skiing in the winter, no visit to Washington is complete without a trip to experience the natural sanctuary and year-round recreational paradise that is Mt. Rainier. But with some 2,800 square miles to explore, multiple entrances to Mount...
Beaches Region Spotlight
This time of year is for the Beaches. Storm watching, exploring new places, and discovering treasures during beachcombing excursions - that’s what this season is all about...
Get Outside, Enjoy Winter, Hire a Guide
As health experts have been predicting for months, it appears we are going to have a tough winter. COVID cases are spiking and many of the pleasures we have been enjoying...
Get Your Passport to Explore Washington’s Backyard!
Visit Natural Wonders. Check in. Get Rewards. The Explore Washington’s Backyard Passport is your ticket to explore COVID-smart outdoor destinations across the state, earn...
Wine Country is open for adventure
The flourishing Wine Country Region is set amid countless sunshiney days and fertile farmlands – making this part of the state an essential rest stop to mark on your road...
The Dark Divide Staycation Getaway
THE DARK DIVIDE STAYCATION GETAWAY How’d you like to escape to your own private movie theater? Watch The Dark Divide in a luxuriously-appointed resort getaway complete with...
Fall in the Volcanoes Region!
With shorter days and a crispness in the air, its time for an autumn adventure! For corn mazes & freshly harvested farm goods, cooler hikes & wildlife viewing,...
PNW wilderness plays leading role in The Dark Divide Film
New movie features well known stars, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, and a bit of Bigfoot. Sponsored by Washington Tourism Alliance. #k5evening See King5 Story Here
Welcome to Washington! Everyone has their own vision of what their ideal vacation is, and right now that vacation is likely to include fabulous road trips, the great...
Regional Spotlight: Metro Puget Sound
While everyone knows about the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, we thought you’d want to hear about our amazing natural wonders this month! From parks on the water, to...
Ponderosa Regional Spotlight
The Ponderosa Region spans the northeast corner of Washington state and is home to millions of acres of protected forests, as well as Spokane, the second biggest city in...