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Travel 5 Tips for making the most of your trip to Kaua’i 5 Tips for making the most of your trip to Kaua’i

For visitors, the secretive nature of Kaua’i can make it more difficult to navigate the jagged peaks, uncover the best red dirt road, and find the best Hawaiian version of ramen, called saiman. After spending a few days talking to the experts on the island, we've got the five most important things to know when planning your trip to Kaua’i.

Travel 5 of Wash. state’s best pumpkin patches 5 of Wash. state’s best pumpkin patches (Photo Gallery)

Halloween is just around the corner, pumpkin-spice-everything is everywhere, and the rain is back in full force. To me, this means it’s time for a visit to my favorite U-pick pumpkin patch! Since most of our area’s best spots have corn mazes, petting zoos, and more, you can definitely make a day trip out of it for you and your family.

Travel Seattle Refined: Tour a wooden Lake Union houseboat Seattle Refined: Tour a wooden Lake Union houseboat (Photo Gallery)

We're continuing our houseboat profiles - and this week it's all about combining elements of our state gem (wood!) in interior and exterior architecture. This particular floating home does it beautifully - and once again we find ourselves forgetting it's not a 'regular' house when looking through these pictures!

Travel Clam digging and sunsets on Washington’s Copalis Beach Clam digging and sunsets on Washington’s Copalis Beach (Photo Gallery)

Copalis Beach has plenty more clams than people, making this small beach town a great place for a weekend getaway. About two and a half hours from Seattle, the town sits near the northern end of a great razor clam bed and is known as the “home of the razor clam.” Here are three ways to relax and have fun on a weekend travel adventure in Copalis Beach.

Travel Penn Cove mussels are a Whidbey Island wonder Penn Cove mussels are a Whidbey Island wonder

Like anyone else who spent childhood summers on Whidbey Island, I believe it is a magical place where teenagers roam free, dashing through the salt air, learning to open beer bottles on the chain link fence of Fort Casey State Park.

Travel Ever wonder what the different lounges in SeaTac look like? Ever wonder what the different lounges in SeaTac look like? (Photo Gallery)

Almost everyone has an airline that they're loyal to - and if they visit a lounge, they usually visit that airline lounge. But don't you ever wonder what the other lounges look like? What else you may be missing? Is Alaska's better than Birtish Air's? And how about those general Port lounges?? Well...now you can see for yourself.

Travel Day Hike: Lake Ann and the Maple Pass Loop Day Hike: Lake Ann and the Maple Pass Loop (Photo Gallery)

While we’re still enjoying some 70 degree days and sunny skies in Washington, it’s a great time to get in the last few hikes of the season. If you’re looking for stunning views and a fantastic way to burn some serious calories, the Maple Pass Loop is a choice you won’t regret.

Travel Meet The Gorge’s High-Class Neighbor Meet The Gorge’s High-Class Neighbor (Photo Gallery)

If you’ve ever gone to the Gorge you’ve inevitably passed Cave B Winery & Resort. Mere yards away, it can feel like acres if you’re coming back from a weekend festival (aka dirty and smelly), or getting ready for a night of great music but uncomfortable seating.

Travel There’s more to Whistler than a mountain There’s more to Whistler than a mountain

With ski season still more than a month away and mountain bike season in the rear-view mirror, the restaurants, spas, and hotels of the Canadian resort town are desperate to bring in enough money to keep them afloat and retain their top staff during the in-between seasons. Done right, it’s a quick enough drive for an easy weekend trip, poising Seattleites to take advantage of lavish menus and luxurious spas.