Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest

Adventure Travel In The Pacific Northwest

Hiking Trails In Oregon And Biking In Washington

From the vast forests of evergreen trees to the rocky coastline of the Pacific Ocean, the Pacific Northwest is an active vacation playground just waiting to be explored. Composed of Washington, Oregon, and Alaska, the Pacific Northwest features national parks, miles of hiking, biking and river rafting adventures and all the makings of an incredible adventure holiday.

Between the Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains, Washington is the perfect location for people seeking adventure travel. Biking in Washington is a popular pastime, both through the lush green mountainsides and along city bikeways. Journey to the San Juan Islands for a chance to spot a pod of orca whales in their natural habitat or head to Mount Rainier National Park for a day of hiking in nature.

Whether you love the mountains or the ocean, Oregon has something for you. Try windsurfing or whitewater rafting on the mighty Columbia River, go biking along the 50-mile countryside route of the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway or head to the Cascades for a day on the slopes. The trails for hiking in Oregon are endless and you can find some of the best at the Mount Hood National Forest and Crater Lake National Park.

At more than twice the size of Texas, seeing all of the things to do in Alaska is virtually impossible. However, you can start with a few of the highlights to get a taste for all the adventure travel opportunities that the largest state in the country has to offer. Home to seven of the top ten largest national parks in the United States, Alaska has a lot of wilderness to explore. Try sport fishing in Ketchikan, dog sledding or river rafting with Denali Raft Adventures.

To get a head start on planning your active vacation to the Pacific Northwest, take a look at these travel videos.

Washington

Edgewater Hotel, Seattle
Edgewater Hotel, Seattle
Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking
Four Seasons Seattle
Four Seasons Seattle
Adventures with Orcas
Adventures with Orcas
Whitewater Kayaking Tumwater Canyon
Whitewater Kayaking Tumwater Canyon
Chambers Bay Golf, Tacoma
Chambers Bay Golf, Tacoma
Dashpoint State Park SUP
Dashpoint State Park SUP
Summit at Snowqualmie Skiing
Summit at Snowqualmie Skiing

Oregon

Experience Oregon
Experience Oregon
Central Oregon
Central Oregon
Columbia River Bike & Hike
Columbia River Bike & Hike
Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway
Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway
Bandon Dunes Golf Club
Bandon Dunes Golf Club
Explore Bend
Explore Bend
Tunnel Falls Hike
Tunnel Falls Hike
Kayaking Sparks Lake
Kayaking Sparks Lake
Osyhee River Rafting
Osyhee River Rafting

Alaska

Talon Lodge & Spa
Talon Lodge & Spa
Sportsfishing in Ketchikan
Sportsfishing in Ketchikan
Grande Denali Lodge
Grande Denali Lodge
Blue Kennels and Dog Sled Trips
Blue Kennels and Dog Sled Trips
Denali Raft Adventures
Denali Raft Adventures
Prince William Sound Sea Kayaking
Prince William Sound Sea Kayaking
Paddleboarding in Kenai Peninsula
Paddleboarding in Kenai Peninsula
Hiking in Lake Clark, Denali
Hiking in Lake Clark, Denali