ParentMap Special Edition

Insiders’ Guide 2021

This year’s edition of the Insiders’ Guide brings you a smorgasbord of distinctive diversions, from legendary lodges and rustic retreats to hidden-gem play spots, splurge-worthy treat spots, island-trip itineraries, and dozens of ways to explore and save on our region’s amazing array of family-friendly museums and attractions.

It’s worth noting that ParentMap published its first annual Insiders’ Guide one year ago, when we were all very much sidelined at home due to the pandemic. We’re not quite cut loose of its grip yet, but as summer gives way to fall and we continue to make our safety-first crawl back toward that brightening light of “normal,” we’ve also included a roundup of ParentMap readers’ all-time vote-getting picks for their favorite local places to play, learn, shop and dine. For you, dear readers, are the ultimate PNW insiders!