May 14, 2021

Farmers Markets Return!

It’s finally that time of year for seasonal farmers markets to open again for summertime. Celebrate opening day at the Des Moines Waterfront Famers Market with a ribbon cutting ceremony and swag bags on June 5.

Join the Festivities

Local Getaways

Speaking of summertime, get inspired with a number of itinerary suggestions for a warm-weather staycation this year. From kid-friendly itineraries to outdoor treks, we’ve got lots of creative, safe ways to help you spend down those vacation days.

Plan Your Staycation

Quick Escapes

Looking for something doable in a day? Check out the top trips you can take in just a few hours around Seattle’s Southside. They’re the perfect mini vacay when you just need a little change of scenery.

Get Away Fast

Scenic Bike-Packing

From city streets to saltwater shores, pedal your way to some of the best Southside sights. Two bike enthusiasts share their favorite 20-mile route to open-air adventure—topped off by an overnight stay at a picturesque campsite.

Bike This Way

Game Night Deals

Get your fix of over 50 classic games at family-friendly Waterland Arcade. And, with your Do More Save More Passport, get discounted admission with unlimited free gameplay (excluding pinball).

Get Your Passport

Recipe of the Month: Doubletree Chocolate Chip Pancakes

The long-kept secret of Doubletree Hotel’s signature stack is being revealed! Now you can make this much-beloved recipe for your family and friends at home.

Stack 'Em Up!