When we talk about whale watching here in the Northwest, we usually think of going out on the water in search of Orca whales. But taking a trip to see the migrating gray whales can also be a great time. These are some of the world's biggest creatures, and can really put on a show for you and your family. Tell the Travel Guys about your favorite places to visit by e-mailing us firstname.lastname@example.org and check out our podcast right here at mynorthwest.com. Also listen for our weekly radio feature on KIRO F-M.
A sure sign of Spring around the Northwest is the arrival of tulips in the Skagit Valley. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival kicks off April 1st and runs for the entire month. The Travel Guys want to hear about your favorite places to visit. E-mail us at email@example.com and listen for our weekly radio feature on KIRO F-M. Our Travel Guys podcast is available right here at mynorthwest.com
Facebook's influence is everywhere, now it's gaining ground in the travel industry. Check out this article and tell us what you think. The Travel Guys want to hear about your favorite places to stay. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and listen for our weekly radio feature on KIRO FM. Podcasts of the show are available right here at mynorthwest.com
The Travel Guys are always on the lookout for great experiences close to home, and we sure found one at the Tulalip Casino Hotel in Marysville. The Tulalip Tribe recently added the 370-room luxury hotel to it's casino operations, and it's impressive. Plus you've got the casino itself, entertainment, restaurants, an incredible spa and an outlet mall. E-mail us with your travel suggestions at email@example.com and listen for our weekly feature on KIRO F-M. Our podcast is available right here at My Northwest.com
One of the many great things about living here in Western Washington is the fact that you don't have to venture too far to escape the city. If you want to enjoy some island culture, then check out Whidbey Island. Langley and Coupeville are quaint little waterfront towns full of shops, eateries, and things to do. Whidbey also boasts some very fine beaches, and the view from the bridge at Deception Pass linking Whidbey and Fidalgo Island is not to be missed! Tell the Travel Guys about your favorite places to visit by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and listen for our weekly feature on KIRO-FM, which is also available on podcast.
A taste of merry olde England isn't that far away from Western Washington. Victoria B.C. is a quick float plane ride away. Victoria is a great weekend destination with plenty of restaurants, shopping, culture and history. Not to mention gorgeous waterfront views. And if you take a float plane from Kenmore Air, the ride itself is an adventure. Flying at about a thousand feet, you'll see the San Juans up close and personal, and maybe even a whale or two! The Travel Guys want to hear about your favorite places. E-mail us at email@example.com and listen for our weekly radio feature on KIRO Radio. You can also download our podcast right here on MyNorthwest.com.
If you're thinking about doing some storm watching while we're still in the clutches of winter, definitely put Kalaloch Lodge at the top of your list. Kalaloch is out on the north Washington coast in Olympic National Park. A cozy lodge and a number of rustic cabins with panoramic views await you just steps from the beach. Winter storm season runs through March, so you still have time to book your getaway! Thanks for your suggestions so far, we love hearing about your favorite places to visit. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and listen for our weekly radio feature on KIRO F-M.
Spring break is creeping up on us, and if you want to go somewhere special, you had better be making your plans quickly. There are plenty of great places to take the family right here in the Northwest, but if you're looking for that VERY memorable (and pricey) destination, USA Today has some suggestions. The Travel Guys always want to hear about your favorite places to visit. E-mail us at email@example.com and listen for our weekly radio feature on KIRO-FM.
Sometimes the most interesting things to do are right under our noses. The Travel Guys hear from a lot of people that they've never visited some of our most popular places, like the San Juans or the Space Needle. Have you ever checked out Boeing's Future of Flight Aviation Center at Mukilteo? People come from all over the world to do just that. The Travel Guys want to hear about your favorite places to visit. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and listen for our weekly feature report on KIRO-FM.
Tony is an award-winning anchor and reporter on KIRO-FM, but when he's not working he loves to travel.
Summers will find him exploring the San Juans and points north on his boat StarFire, otherwise his goal is
to get out and discover every interesting nook and cranny the Northwest has to offer.
Cary founded and served as editor and publisher of the leading tourism publication in the Pacific Northwest for over a decade. He is an award-winning travel writer and for many years authored weekly columns that appeared in major newspapers throughout Washington. Cary also writes for Northwest Travel Advisor