Champagne bottle at hotel.

Romantic Getaways: Luxury in Wine Country

If romancing your sweetie at a luxury hotel is a top priority, I’ve rounded up a collection of seven romantic getaways in Washington wine country.


Wine tasting in the Pacific Northwest.

NEW ARTICLE: Get Your Wine on in the Pacific Northwest with These Fabulous Hotel Stays

This article originally appeared on Picture driving by rolling hills covered with green vineyards, sipping your way through tasting rooms, many with spectacular mountain vistas, and explore walkable downtowns where you can easily sample a variety of restaurant completely car-free. Add on accommodations close to the wine action, and you’ve got the makings for…

Scenic fall drives in Washington State

Three Favorite Scenic Fall Drives in Washington State

It’s fall in the Northern Hemisphere, and that means it’s time for scenic fall drives. In Washington State, I have three favorite fall drives that are perfect for a fall road trip or a getaway. And, if you need more inspiration check out my Six Reasons to Visit Washington State in the Fall. 3 Favorite…

Vineyards in the Rattlesnake Hills.

Best Western PLUS Vintage Valley Inn – In the Heart of Yakima Wine Country

Yakima Wine County’s five AVA’s stretch over 70 miles along Interstate 82 in Eastern Washington. Almost right in the middle is the small town of Zillah, which is known for its Teapot Dome Service Station and Rattlesnake Hills wineries. On a recent trip to tour the area’s wineries and join the Premium Tour and Tasting…