Northwest Moments

We’ve all booked a vacation or jumped in the car for a roadtrip based on a single iconic photo. Here’s our collection of the best Northwest moments captured in photos.

We recently highlighted one of Washington State’s most popular attractions: whale watching through Puget Sound Express. The Southern Resident killer whales, often referred to as the “orcas of the Salish Sea,” are surely one of this region’s most impressive highlights. This acclaimed organization also gets credit for capturing this impressive image… Read More

Can you imagine soaring above scenery like this? The Columbia River Gorge divides the states of Washington and Oregon, and is renowned for its opportunity for spectacular outdoor adventures. This stunning image we’ve chosen as the photo of the week was captured by Corey Rust of Envi Adventures, who takes… Read More

This long, cold winter has resulted in many of us counting the days to spring, and this scene, captured by Laura O. Foster, author and publisher of Columbia Gorge Getaways, is just a glimpse of what we have to look forward to. Portland-Vancouver residents have easy access to some of… Read More

It’s been a long, chilly winter, and it’s not over yet, but there are some positives to those frigid days and nights, like the sight of frozen Franklin Falls. KOMO News shared this spectacular image on Instagram that was captured by @mangojolie, noting, “What a winter it’s been!” The frozen… Read More

Boise sometimes feels like one of those underappreciated Northwest cities, shunned by travelers for more well-loved cities such as Seattle or Portland. But, we think that Boise has many charms and it’s a wonderfully scenic town. Take a look of this great view from the Old Depot. Boise has wonderful… Read More