Northwest Travel and Outdoors

On both sides of our mountains, east and west, our Northwest lakes are inviting playgrounds perfect for a day trip or extended stay.

Find the getaway you're looking for in central Oregon.

Drink in the cerulean waters of this classic Olympic Peninsula lake.

At this San Juan Island spot, prepare for an experience right out of 'Dirty Dancing.'

A stay here is a Washington rite of passage.

Dive in, the water’s fine.

Yearning to leave civilization behind? A visit to the north end of Lake Chelan comes close.

Sun-kissed bliss on the state’s dry side.

Head uphill with a backpack for lake camping without the crowds.