Amazing Getaways'

Great Escapes and Outdoor Adventures of the Pacific Northwest: Hoofin'  It...


  • Stanley Park...Vancouver, B.C.
    (604) 681-1141.
    Seawall walk, rose gardens, forest walks, zoo, the Vancouver Aquarium as well as a miniature railway.

  • Pacific Spirit Regional Park...Vancouver, B.C.
    (604) 432-6350.
    50 km of walking, cycling, jogging and equestrian trails.

  • Fisherman's Wharf...Victoria, B.C.

    Home of hundreds of fishing boats also a great place to buy fresh seafood.

  • Buchart Gardens...Victoria, B.C.
    (250) 652-5256.
    Fifty acres of gardens and the Ross Fountain. Also restaurants, seed and gift store.

  • Antique Row...Victoria, B.C.

    Visit Antique and collectibles shops in numerous auction houses along a three block section of Fort Street, from Blanshard to Cook.

  • Beacon Hill Park & Children's Farm...Victoria, B.C.

    When visiting here you can stroll the grounds, take in the magnificent water views or check out the critters in mini zoo.


  • Burke-Gilman Trail...Seattle, WA.

    There are four parks bordering this trail: Gasworks Park, Mathews Beach Park, Tracey Owen Station and Blyth Park. The entire length is 15.2 miles.

  • Duwamish Bikeway...West Seattle, WA.

    A great selection for sightseeing and taking in the views of Puget Sound alongside Elliot Bay and the Duwamish River.

  • Myrtle Edwards Park...Seattle WA.

    This popular walking trail is situated at the water's edge in the heart of the city with stunning views across Puget Sound to the Olympic Mountains.

  • Seattle Waterfront Pathway...Seattle, WA.
    (206) 615-3952.
    Experience Seattle's Waterfront with spectacular views of Elliot Bay.

  • Green Lake...Seattle, WA.

    A city side favorite destination for all kinds of foot traffic.

  • King County Interurban Trail...Tukwila, WA.

    When walking here you'll enjoy views of Mt. Rainier also rural farmland in the Kent Valley. The trail is 13.6 miles long.

  • See Seattle Walking Tours & Events...Seattle, WA.
    (425) 226-7641.
    Tour the sights of Pike Place Market, the Waterfront and Pioneer Square with the always entertaining Terry D. Seidler. Learn all sorts of fun trivia along the way during these 1-3 hour tours available for individuals as well as corporate groups. You'll also enjoy the Mystery & Scavenger Hunts and Scrambles which are great team-building morale events for kids and adults.

  • Pacific Northwest Journeys...Seattle, WA.
    (206) 935-9730 or (800) 935-9730.

    Pacific Northwest Journeys offers custom itinerary travel planning for visitors to Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Each itinerary is created especially for you, tailored to match your budget, perfectly suited to your interests and tastes, as structured or unstructured as you'd like. They also offer hotel reservations in Seattle, Portland, Vancouver and Victoria at preferred rates, which are often better than the rates found on the big online booking sites.


  • City-wide Art Walk...Portland, OR.
    (503) 823-5111.
    On the first Thursday of every month you can head to the Pearl District and make the rounds.

  • Washington Park...Portland, OR.
    (503) 226-1561.
    Stroll the grounds while taking in the International Rose Test Gardens.

  • Hoyt Arboretum...Portland, OR.
    (503) 228-TREE.
    Take in the beauty then head to the Wildwood Trail.

  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park...Portland, OR.

    Two mile stretch of riverfront greenery. A rave fave location for walkers and joggers.

  • Pacific Northwest Journeys...Seattle, WA.
    (800) 935-9730.
    Custom itineraries for Washington, Oregon and British Columbia.
  • Mc Cleary Park...Portland, OR.

    Take a leisurely stroll under the Thurman Bridge to Mc Cleary Park.