Saturday, January 21, 2017

Category Archives: Travel

Photo by Lilly Photography
Wed in Wine Country: Plan Your Epic Lake Chelan Wedding
Photo by Lilly Photography Chelan sits at the base of the North Cascades, overlooking some of the most jaw dropping landscapes in the PNW; and those views are often served up with a tasty glass of the best wine in the region. When it comes to choosing your wedding destination, what more could you ask for? Beautiful views – check. Delicious wine -check. Somewhere far enough away your husband’s frat douche friends won’t attend -no guarantees. Sunny skies and expansive grape vines create the perfect backdrop for a stunning outdoor wedding, so if you’re thinking about reciting your nuptials in the valley, check out this list of kickass vendors from our picture perfect Chelan wedding! (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Richmond, BC
Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve fallen back for daylight savings, Thanksgiving weekend just passed, and we’ve officially entered the holiday season. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are the standard celebrations, but have you considered visiting our neighbors up north for Chinese New Year? It’s a quick trip—2 hours and 15 minutes hours if there’s no traffic (check border traffic before you head out). (more…)
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Amex + Uber Partner To Relieve Holiday Stress
It’s old news that traveling during the holidays can be a massive headache. It’s crowded, there are long lines at TSA, and you might be faced with annoying flight delays. Today, American Express and Uber announced that they’re partnering to offer US Card Members some relief by offering 2 free rides home—up to $65/ride—from 11 different airports in the US through 12/31 (Sea-Tac is one of them!).  (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Leavenworth’s Sleeping Lady Resort
A winter wonderland getaway inspired by nature.  Leavenworth is a great destination year round, with outdoor water-based activities and hiking in the summer and snow and skiing adventures in the winter. There are festivals in the spring and fall and Leavenworth downtown is adorable during the holidays (like a real life gingerbread village). Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort is nestled on the banks of Icicle Creek, just outside Leavenworth. The resort offers a distinct Northwest experience accented by sustainable gourmet cuisine and cozy accommodations.  (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: Holiday Happenings in Luxe Locations
Get in the spirit at these West Coast paradises. ‘Tis the season to plan adventures to cozy lodges and winter wonderlands. We’ve rounded up a few West Coast destination ideas that promise to make the season especially merry and bright. (more…)
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Photo by Corinne Whiting
Winter Wanderlust: From Hawaii to Costa Rica
It’s high time to book sun-kissed jaunts to Texas, Hawaii & Central America, too.  We’re entering that soggy season when the darkness descends, and we scramble to ration Vitamin D reserves intended to get us (happily) through hibernation-heavy months ahead. If we’re wise, this is when PNW residents remember the importance of plotting warm-weather travels. This is also when we here at Seattleite decide it’s time to help you plan—while simultaneously stoking our own wanderlust-fueled fires. (more…)
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Paradise Point Resort and Marina Bay. Photo by Jennifer Liu.
Winter Wanderlust: Always Sunny in San Diego
The closest tropical destination to Seattle. Located on a 44-acre private island with a mile of sandy Marina Bay beach, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is a gorgeous beach getaway. Located under seven miles from downtown San Diego, there are plenty of amenities, including 5 pools, dining options, and an expansive spa. The setting is island-inspired and tropical, with various beach resort amenities.  (more…)
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Cozy guestroom, courtesy Hotel Portfolio
Weekend Wanderings: Halloween Getaways
Last-minute ideas for sensationally spooky travels. Even though Halloween weekend’s just around the bend, it’s not too late to book a memorable adventure that’s only a short flight, ferry ride or road trip away. Whether you’re looking to get spooked or pampered, we’ve rounded up a few ways to celebrate the holiday in style. (more…)
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