Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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Treefort Music Festival is March 23-27 in Boise, ID
Our neighboring state of Idaho is a little big state that feels like living on the frontier—and it’s an exciting time on the frontier. Downtown Boise is hosting their annual Treefort Music Festival where over 400 bands within Treasure Valley or as far as Western Europe, the Middle East, and Australia have come. Along with the festival, you can explore their collection of “fort” experiences ranging from comedy, films, performance art, tech, yoga, food+brews and more! (more…)
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Hangout Music Festival is May 20-22 on Alabama’s Sandy White Beaches
The forecast is calling for rain—and possibly some snow showers—for the next 15 days. Whether you’re a native Seattleite or a transplant, you’ve probably learned that you need some serious inner happiness (and maybe the assistance of a happy light and vitamin D) to get through Seattle’s soggy winters. Another strategy is to plan warm-weather getaways while we less than patiently await Seattle’s gorgeous summers. (more…)
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Visit Idaho is taking over Uber Seattle on Wednesday, January 20th!
Do you like sunshine? Need a getaway? Love snow sports and activities? If so, keep reading because we have a giveaway for you! Idaho Tourism is partnering with Uber Seattle to provide free rides throughout Seattle on Wednesday, January 20th from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Uber drivers will present the rider with a unique “Visit Idaho” umbrella and explain the social media initiative. You can reserve one via the (more…)
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Eating Like Royalty While Traveling on a Budget
Seattleite is pleased to welcome Vincent Stokes as a guest contributor. He is an avid world traveler and outdoor enthusiast. Traveling is all about the experience. For many people, food is on the very top of that list. But if you are traveling somewhere new on a budget, this is where things can get tricky. If it’s first time to this destination, you might have no idea what you’re getting into with that tasty and chic food cart across the street. Not only might it taste bad, it could be downright dangerous. Nobody wants to have their dream vacation ruined by getting sick!  (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: A Weekend Getaway in Victoria, BC
5 fun things to do while visiting Victoria this winter. Victoria, BC is known for being a popular summer destination and it’s positively wonderful and festive during the winter months too. The holiday cheer is abound. We rode the Victoria Clipper, the most luxurious ferry we’ve ever been on with comfy reclining seats, tasty snacks, and alcohol. Upon arriving two hours and 45-minutes later, we experienced a lovely weekend of relaxation and escape from the big city. Scroll down to the bottom for your chance to win a pair of round trip tickets on the Victoria Clipper. Winner will be announced on Monday, December 28!  (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: The Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tour
A delightful winter tradition in Victoria, BC. Riding the Victoria Clipper to Victoria for day and weekend trips during the spring and summer is always a popular and fun activity. As the weather cools down and the season changes, it’s also the perfect trip during the holiday season for families or a romantic getaway. Bundle up and ride the Clipper to check out Victoria’s holiday festivities, including our feature: The Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tour. The tour starts December 1st and runs through January 6th.  (more…)
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3 Winter Day Trips Recommended by Seattleites
This article was written in collaboration with Expedia.com. Last winter was disappointingly mild in the PNW, with so little snow in the mountains that ski resorts from Stevens to Snoqualmie ended up shuttering their doors far before the typical season ends. This year weather experts have predicted cooler climates, which means it’s time to grab your coat and gloves and start getting excited for winter activities. We’ve put together three of our favorite winter (more…)
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Culture Dose: PNW Travel With a Twist
Book your next trip with Glamping Hub (& other sites). Are you so done with boring blocks of hotel rooms featuring four walls and a ceiling, stiff furniture and a characterless nearby lobby serving up mediocre coffee? Great news: Lodging in the Pacific Northwest has never been more varied—or more exciting. There’s awesome camping in our region, sure, but there’s also the newest craze of glamping. (more…)
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