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The North Pacific right whale has been spotted only a handful of times in 60 years. A marine biologist from Seattle wants to change that.

With the airline industry struggling because of COVID-19, summer, fall, and winter plane fares to adventure destinations are hitting unprecedented lows. Airlines are also offering free change and cancellation fees. Should you hop on these deals now or wait and see? We consulted industry experts to find out—and rounded up some of the best fares out there.

As it became clear that climbing walls could be an ideal host for the coronavirus, most gyms closed their doors this week

From retail giants like REI to the mom and pop stores in your hometowns, what happens when these businesses shut down?

Cozy up with one and start planning your next family adventure

From visiting Alaska's fat bears to traveling solo across Scotland, here's how we're spending our PTO

Snag some major airfare discounts on your next trip

According to Craig Romano, the local guy who literally wrote the book—actually, 20 of them—on hiking in the area

Plus: where to stay, eat, and play outside along the way

Alaska Airlines's latest flight promotion to Hawaii offers cheaper tickets for bigger waves—but you only have a few days to snag a deal

The Emerald City is surrounded by mountains and has access to the ocean, but some of its biggest outdoor draws can be reached by public transportation

After a climbing partner became ill, high winds stranded Yev Krasnitskiy and his team on the upper reaches of Mount Rainier for five days with no way to go but up

Is this the death knell for dockless e-bike shares?

The company's founder says the key to brick-and-mortar success in the age of Amazon is creating community

Seattle has a lot to offer city folk—a thriving job market, world-class culture, and all the pour-over coffee you can drink. But for those who need frequent and fast escapes from the metropolis, the shores and woods of Puget Sound's islands are only a boat ride away.

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