How to Spend the Night at a Lighthouse

When a seaside hotel room isn’t good enough, how about sweeping views of the entire sea? If you’re intrigued, check out five Puget Sound lighthouse keeper homes you can stay in overnight or for a week. 30 lighthouses shine a beacon around Washington state. A dozen...

Native Plants Bring Birds and Bees to Your Yard

If you’re looking to add some low-maintenance plants, shrubs and trees to your garden, why not go native? Native plants are those that have evolved under local growing conditions. Western Washington is a haven for everything from salal and huckleberry to vine maple and madrone. Native plants...

Upper Pond at Treehouse Point

5 of the Northwest’s Best Treehouse Getaways

Trees. The Pacific Northwest is famous for them: towering Douglas firs, soaring old growth cedars, ancient sitka spruce. The trees of the Northwest are one of its defining features. And what better way to experience them than to live high up amongst their branches and bows...