Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. With the growing interest in adventure travel, national parks, hip cities, and wine and micro-breweries, the Pacific Northwest attracts a huge number of visitors every year. This dramatic region stretching from British Columbia to Oregon provides pristine wilderness areas to explore--from coastlines to mountains--as well as vibrant metropolitan scenes in Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver.This travel guide includes:· Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks· In-depth breakout features on Pike Place Market and whale-watching· Coverage of Portland, The Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley and Wine Country, The Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood, Central Oregon, Crater Lake National Park, Eastern Oregon, Seattle, The Puget Sound and San Juan Islands, Olympic National Park, North Cascades National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, Yakima River Valley, Eastern Washington, Vancouver, VictoriaPlanning to focus your trip? Check out Fodor's travel guides to Oregon, Seattle, and Vancouver & Victoria.