Effective June 30, all businesses in Washington State can return to 100 percent capacity with no physical distancing. Masks are not required for vaccinated individuals, unless required by an individual business. Find event cancellations, guidance for large indoor events, and more on our COVID-19 resources page.

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One Day in Vancouver, Washington

Many people do not know about the hidden gem of Vancouver, Washington, located just north of Portland, Oregon. The area was originally established by Native American tribes, including the Chinook, Klickitat, and Cowlitz nations. It later became a settlement of the Hudson’s Bay Company and continued…

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Vancouver USAโ€™s Summer 2021 Festivals

Last year was not a vintage year for summer festivals anywhere in the world. The COVID-19 pandemic meant that crowds, large events, and organized gatherings were either canceled, severely limited, or held predominantly online or virtually. However, thanks to the success of the vaccine roll-out, 2021…

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Vancouver USA Summer Bucket List

Summer is here and we’re ready to help you make the most of the longer days and warmer temps in Vancouver USA! Use this bucket list as a jumping off point or turn it into your full itinerary to take all the guess work out of a fun-filled visit. Don’t forget to check the status of your planned…

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Tap Trek: The Couve's Downtown Breweries

Photo by Stuart Mullenberg for Vancouver USA For the uninitiated to Vancouver’s craft beer scene, a trek through the tap turf of the city’s downtown breweries provides an easygoing orientation. With 10 breweries and taprooms located within a walkable one-and-a-half-mile stretch (word to the wise:…

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Wine Tasting on the Vancouver Waterfront

The Vancouver Waterfront has attracted renowned wineries from all around the state and Pacific Northwest to open tasting rooms along the north shore of the Columbia River, impressing everyone from the casual connoisseur to the enthusiastic oenophile. The farthest west and the first to open on the…

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Nature escapes within 20 miles of downtown Vancouver

Vancouver USA is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Recreation enthusiasts and nature seekers alike will appreciate the ease of access to fresh forest air and quiet lakeside meandering without having to venture far from the city. Here are five natural escapes within 20 miles of downtown Vancouver (with a…

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