Welcome hot, summery weather! Seattle's fantastic but now's the season to take a drive out of town and explore the many wonders of Western Washington. We've mapped out locales within driving distance (or maybe a little further) of Seattle so you can get a good idea of how to spend the perfect day there.
Photo: Brandi Lane
Located roughly an hour north of Seattle, Whidbey Island is the fourth-largest island in the U.S. at approximately 55 miles long. It's also chocked full of adventures and sights for hikers, explorers, locavores and sightseers. Below we've compiled a day's journey up the island, starting with a ferry ride from Mukilteo and ending with a drive over Deception Pass. Bring your farmer's market bags and your hiking boots. Oh and your dog. You're definitely gonna want to bring your dog.Read More