Because it's one of the first coastal locations motorists reach upon entering Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula has become one of the 49th state's prime tourist attractions.
Writer Michelle Nowak explains the Italian concept of agritourismo, or vacationing on a working farm, and how it translates into American culture. Also: She likes figs.
Seattle is at once sedate, beautiful, and known as the birthplace of one of rock music's great eras.
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.
One might think there's not much to see in a small coastal Oregon town like Gearhart.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.