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Featured Destination: Seattle

Seattle is at once sedate, beautiful, and known as the birthplace of one of rock music's great eras.

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Featured Journey: Pacific Northwest cideries

As Leslie Forberg toured the Pacific Northwest in search of unique and delectable apple cider discoveries that had nothing to do with cider ... and a few that did.

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Featured Destination: Gearhart, Ore.

One might think there's not much to see in a small coastal Oregon town like Gearhart.

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Tide pools: Salishan Lodge an unexpected treasure

Driving along the Oregon coast, I spotted the entrance for Salishan Lodge. Recalling that an art-savvy friend once told me that Salishan has a terrific collection of Pacific Northwest art,I made a quick turn.

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Tide pools: Muffin musings

Breakfast muffins and I have a complicated relationship. My mother taught me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And yet I have a sweet tooth the size of Mt. Whitney.

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Tide pools: You Say Tomato, I Say Dave’s

Barreling down 101 in early October, on my way from San Francisco to the Central Coast town of Cambria, I pulled off for a juicy stop in Morgan Hill.

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Tide pools (and Twilight): Taking a Bite of Forks, Wash.

I drove into the tiny Olympic Peninsula town of Forks, Wash., the other day. Haven’t heard of Forks? Clearly you don’t have a teenage kid, or even know a teenage kid.

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Tide pools: Montana de Oro, a surprise on the California coast

Montaña de Oro State Park blew me away.

I grew up in Los Angeles and have lived in San Francisco for years, and thought I’d visited all the great coastal sites in between. But no.

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Tide pools: Seal Rock, Oregon's coastal treasure

Not every tide pool made the final cut, but that hardly means they're not worthwhile.

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Tide pool school

The things one has to learn before reporting on a topic as familiar —and as foreign —as tide pools.

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