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Northwest Weekend: Explore the Mountain Loop Highway, from River Valleys to Soaring Peaks

The Mountain Loop, which runs between Arlington and Granite Falls, offers endless options for a weekend of exploring — both on trail and in town. | By Anna Roth

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Northwest Weekend: Tri-Cities

Enjoy plentiful hiking, lots of sun and a bit of history in Southeast Washington | By Rachel Wood and Brandon Fralic

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Northwest Weekend: Spokane

In Spokane, you'll find a vibrant outdoor community and plenty of adventures, from summer to winter | by Todd Dunfield

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Northwest Weekend: Unplugged in the Columbia River Gorge

A weekend on the Columbia Gorge offers an opportunity to leave behind the busyness of daily life and experience a slower pace along its scenic beauty | by Shannon Leader

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Northwest Weekend: Summer at the Alpine Lakes High Camp

After 40 years as a backcountry ski destination, Alpine Lakes High Camp’s new owners, Justin and Austin Donohue, have opened it year-around. Two hikers paid a visit to see how the rustic cabins and front-door trail access stack up in the summertime. | by Andrew Coghill

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Clear Skies, Quiet Trails

Visit Ellensburg for lovely shoulder-season hiking, open skies and a peaceful respite | by Jonathan Shipley

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Island Get Away: San Juan Islands

Spend a weekend hiking; watching for whales and enjoying the food and drink in the San Juan Islands | by Rachel Wood and Brandon Fralic

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Hike. Paddle. Repeat.

Discover the best of the Pacific Northwest on an adventure cruise | by Cassandra Overby

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A Snowy Adventure

Ski or snowshoe to Tahoma huts for a wintery getaway | by Heath Jones, Mount Tahoma Trails Association volunteer

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Northwest Weekend: Mazama

Mazama is an ideal jumping-off point for camping and hiking in the North Cascades | by Lindsay Leffelman

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Northwest Weekend: Port Townsend

Visit the charming peninsula for year-round camping, lots of hiking options and a glimpse into the military history of the Northwest | by Jessi Loerch

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Northwest Weekend: Long Beach

Southwest Washington is a bright destination for hikes, craft beer and plenty of stunning ocean views | by Rachel Wood and Brandon Fralic

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