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Joseph Lacy, 10, of Arvada, left, and his mother Cindy visits the Sasquatch Outpost on June 26 in Bailey, Colo.

Bigfoot lures cryptid-curious tourists

Joseph Lacy, 10, of Arvada, left, and his mother Cindy visits the Sasquatch Outpost on June 26 in Bailey, Colo.

July 13, 2024, 5:56am Life

For $650 a head, Jim Myers leads cryptid-curious folks from around the world into the wilderness of Colorado’s Park County for a three-day camping expedition in search of the elusive Bigfoot. Read story

Travel to Italy and other places abroad continues its upward trend among American travelers.

American international travel rises

Travel to Italy and other places abroad continues its upward trend among American travelers.

July 13, 2024, 5:52am Life

Americans left the country more this spring than they did before the pandemic, according to new passenger volume data released by The National Travel and Tourism Office. Read story

Family journeys enhance well-being

July 13, 2024, 5:17am Life

Throughout the year, we can be thankful for the freedom to explore our wider world. Read story

FILE - A cruise ship departs from downtown Juneau, on June 7, 2023, along the Gastineau Channel, in Alaska. Voters in Alaska&rsquo;s capital city could decide in October whether to ban large cruise ships on Saturdays starting next year.

An Alaska tourist spot will vote whether to ban cruise ships on Saturdays to give locals a break

FILE - A cruise ship departs from downtown Juneau, on June 7, 2023, along the Gastineau Channel, in Alaska. Voters in Alaska&rsquo;s capital city could decide in October whether to ban large cruise ships on Saturdays starting next year.

July 8, 2024, 8:02am Business

Each year, a crush of tourists arrives in Alaska’s capital city on cruise ships to see wonders like the fast-diminishing Mendenhall Glacier. Now, long-simmering tensions over Juneau’s tourism boom are coming to a head over a new voter initiative aimed at giving residents a respite from the influx. Read story

In this photo taken Oct. 30, 2012, Bruce Sherry, a contract engineer at the Living Computer Museum in Seattle, manually programs a DEC PDP-10 computer from the early 1970s next to a photograph of Microsoft co-founders Paul Allen, seated, and Bill Gates, standing at Allen&rsquo;s left, working on a teletype machine. Allen has just opened the Living Computer Museum, which features working models of old computers. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Paul Allen’s Living Computers: Museum + Labs will close permanently

In this photo taken Oct. 30, 2012, Bruce Sherry, a contract engineer at the Living Computer Museum in Seattle, manually programs a DEC PDP-10 computer from the early 1970s next to a photograph of Microsoft co-founders Paul Allen, seated, and Bill Gates, standing at Allen&rsquo;s left, working on a teletype machine. Allen has just opened the Living Computer Museum, which features working models of old computers. (AP Photo/Ted S.

July 7, 2024, 6:00am Life

While most museums protect their collections under glass, the vintage computers and other electronic artifacts at the Living Computers: Museum + Labs were open for guests to play, code and educate themselves. Read story

Chuckanut Bay Sunset - Washington State

‘Like you’re walking on stars’: How to see bioluminescence around Bellingham this summer

Chuckanut Bay Sunset - Washington State

July 7, 2024, 6:00am Latest News

It’s summer, which means it’s the ideal time to see one of Washington’s most striking natural phenomena: bioluminescent plankton. Several places around town offer kayak tours to see the sea light up, or you can try to see it on your own at a nearby beach. Here are the best… Read story

A family share a moment underneath the shade by Alki Beach in Seattle on May 10.

Picturing Seattle: Try this half-day tour of the city’s top photo ops

A family share a moment underneath the shade by Alki Beach in Seattle on May 10.

July 6, 2024, 6:05am Life

Maybe it has happened to you. Friends or relatives arrive in Seattle for a short visit. They want you to show them around. Read story

A potato-shaped bucket called Tippin&rsquo; Tater dumps water on patrons. The Idaho-themed attraction is part of Roaring Springs Waterpark&rsquo;s latest expansion efforts. The park in Meridian, Idaho, is the Northwest&rsquo;s biggest water park. (Photos  by Sarah A.

What to know about Idaho park

A potato-shaped bucket called Tippin&rsquo; Tater dumps water on patrons. The Idaho-themed attraction is part of Roaring Springs Waterpark&rsquo;s latest expansion efforts. The park in Meridian, Idaho, is the Northwest&rsquo;s biggest water park. (Photos  by Sarah A.

July 6, 2024, 6:03am Life

A giant tipping potato bucket called Tippin’ Tater that contains 750 gallons of water. A grumpy ram lifeguard keeping an eye on everyone. Two baby bears sliding down a log. Blue birds on a diving board. Read story

Japanese-built campground opens on Washington Coast

July 6, 2024, 6:03am Life

A Japanese style first-of-its-kind campground that aims to connect people with nature has opened on Washington’s Coast, and it’s about to set new standards for camping. Read story

Keeping vacation costs low requires a little creativity

July 6, 2024, 5:46am Life

Saying yes to a family getaway doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are five wallet-friendly vacation ideas to consider. Read story