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Sunset Magazine is a magazine covering western homes, gardens, food and travel (five regional editions). Founded in 1898, it is a monthly publication published by Sunset Publishing Corp. Sunset Magazine subjects include home and gardening as well as travel and tourism. The senior vice president is Kevin Lynch.

Articles from Vol. 225, No. 2, August

August: What to Do in Northern California
DIVIDE BEARDED IRIS Dig up old, overgrown clumps of bearded iris and divide rhizomes with a sharp knife. Discard woody centers, and trim leaves to 6 inches before replanting. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Cut flowers For long-lasting bouquets of...
"A Whole New World beneath Me"
The Grand Canyon takes novelist Walter Kim into a land beyond time and a place that confounds his sensesIT'S NEVER TOO LATE, my traveler friends kept telling me, to visit the Grand Canyon for the first time - but, for me, it was definitely getting there....
"A Whole New World beneath Me": The Grand Canyon Takes Novelist Walter Kirn into a Land beyond Time and a Place That Confounds His Senses
IT'S NEVER TOO LATE, my traveler friends kept telling me, to visit the Grand Canyon for the first time--but, for me, it was definitely getting there. I was 47 years old. I'd lived in the West (Montana) for 20 years and was growing immune, I thought,...
A Wine Fiesta
The West's hot new grapes are Spanish and just right for sipping nowAlbariñoSay it like a Spaniard: Ahl-bah-REE-nyoh Why it belongs in your fridge: This white strikes a balance between crisp, refreshing citrus and aromatic stone fruit (look for apricots...
A Wine Fiesta: The West's Hot New Grapes Are Spanish and Just Right for Sipping Now
Albarino Say it like a Spaniard: Ahl-bah-REE-nyoh Why it belongs in your fridge: This white strikes a balance between crisp, refreshing citrus and aromatic stone fruit (look for apricots and nectarines) and blossoms--great for winding down a...
Diy Cabin in the Woods
One couple made their dream come true, building a retreat in the Oregon wilderness. You can do the sameMariah Morrow and Ryan Lingard make the six-hour drive from Portland to their mountain cabin at least four times a year. By the time they've lit the...
Diy Cabin in the Woods: One Couple Made Their Dream Come True, Building a Retreat in the Oregon Wilderness. You Can Do the Same
Mariah Morrow and Ryan Lingard make the six-hour drive from Portland to their mountain cabin at Least four times a year. By the time they've lit the woodstove and rolled open the 8-foot-high barn door to reveal a view of Wallowa Lake, it's evident...
Fast & Fresh Recipes from Our Kitchen and Yours, in 30 Minutes or Less
Spinach salad with bacon and eggs Sandy Juhola, PORTLAND SERVES 6 | 20 MINUTES 2 large eggs 6 slices thick-cut bacon (3/4 lb.) 1/4 cup olive oil 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar 2 tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 bag (6 oz.) baby spinach leaves 8 oz....
First Love
Everyone remembers their first time. My first national park tour was on a bike, when I was 13- As part of a four-day, school-sponsored camping trip to Redwood National Park in far northern California, we biked 15 miles every day through coastal redwoods....
Home Truths
You think raising chickens is old school? Try living the pioneer life"WE'VE BEEN USING THE WORD 'HOMESTEAD' as an adjective for a long time," wrote Joanna Smetanka in her blog on April 30, 2010. "Whenever we do something really hard-core or over-the-top...
Home Truths: You Think Raising Chickens Is Old School? Try Living the Pioneer Life
"WE'VE BEEN USING THE WORD 'HOMESTEAD' as an adjective for a long time," wrote Joanna Smetanka in her blog on April 30, 2010. "Whenever we do something really hard-core or over-the-top pioneerish, we say something like, 'Damn, baby, that's so homestead...
Light Up the Canyon
How an L.A. couple turned a gloomy cabin into a sunny oasis. Hint Think sledgehammersGETTING TO JON LEAVER and Tyke O'Brien's house involves winding up into the Santa Monica Mountains, turning onto a dirt road, crossing a creekbed twice, and parking...
Light Up the Canyon: How an L.A. Couple Turned a Gloomy Cabin into a Sunny Oasis. Hint: Think Sledgehammers
GETTING TO JON LEAVER and Tyke O'Brien's house involves winding up into the Santa Monica Mountains, turning onto a dirt road, crossing a creekbed twice, and parking next to a corral. The last thing you expect to find when you arrive is a bright and...
Mountain Day Trip
Colorado day tripSteamboat SpringsWhy go now: People are catching on to this cow town turned ski resort and its summer charms - fewer crowds, bargain digs, and riverfront adventures. Say it like a local: The 'Boat Elevation: 6,695 feet The scene: Spurs-and-chapsclad...
Mountain Editor's Picks
BOULDER COUNTY, CODinner on the farmHere's an idea: Bring the farm to the table by bringing the table to the farm. Meadow Lark Farm Dinners are just-picked feasts served among rows of corn, fields of baby greens, or prairie meadows. Held twice a week...
Park It at the Beach
Our national parks aren't just about the trails and peaks. We dug up 10 scenic spots to swim, float, and soak in the sun1 Grand Canyon N.P., ArizonaBest for Best for adventureOkay, here's the catch. There's just one way to reach most Colorado River beaches...
Park It at the Beach: Our National Parks Aren't Just about the Trails and Peaks. We Dug Up 10 Scenic Spots to Swim, Float, and Soak in the Sun
1 | Grand Canyon N.P., Arizona Best for adventure Okay, here's the catch. There's just one way to reach most Colorado River beaches in the canyon--and that's by rafting down the river. Only then do you experience secluded beaches like Football...
Seeing Glacier
Where to go for a mind-blowing good timaon the West's most beautiful roadGlacier National Park lies in northern Montana.*NEAREST AIRPORTS Great Falls is about 170 miles to the east of the park's east entrance at St. Mary. Kalispell is about 45 mites...
Seeing Glacier: Where to Go for a Mind-Blowing Good Time on the West's Most Beautiful Road
GO BROWNING Museum of the Plains Indian. Exhibits of Blackfeet, Crow, and other Plains people's art, historic and contemporary. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] U.S. 2 at U.S. 89; 406/338-2230. GLACIER N.P. This is a big park--1,583 square...
Summer on the Slopes
Soák in some sun-and work upfi sweat -in Reel RiverNew MeXlCO BY TED ALAN STEDMAN | PHOTOGRAPHS BY THOMASJ. STORYSKI RESORTS, by definition, live in beautiful pLaces - the biggest mountains, the most pristine forests. And those mountains don't close...
The Road to Awe
Montana's GLacier National Part + 1 week + 1 scenic route + 7 amazing momentsGIVE A MONTH at least to this precious reserve," said John Muir when he was trying to tell America how essential Glacier was. A month? Who has a month anymore? Our holidays...
The Road to AWE: Montana's Glacier National Park + 1 Week + 1 Scenic Route + 7 Amazing Moments
"GIVE A MONTH at Least to this precious reserve," said John Muir when he was trying to tell America how essential Glacier was A month? Who has a month anymore? Our holidays are speed dates, quick hookups with the 1,000 places you need to see before...
West Sonoma County
Why go now: Outsmart August's thick fog by stopping your car just short of the coast. Game plan: While the crowds head to the beaches of Bodega Bay, you'll get the last laugh with green rolling hills and quaint main streets. Destination? Valley Ford,...
What to Do in the Rockies August
Refresh containersTry Osteospermum Lemon Symphony (shown) or Orange Symphony, which can handle our intense light and bloom well into fall. Jere Fu kai of Tagawa Gardens in Centennial, Colorado, recommends these as the perfect colors to transition into...
Wine and Waves in Avila Beach: Farm Country Meets the Shore in a Charming (and Much Overlooked) Central Coast Town
THE CENTRAL COAST doesn't always fit nicely into one of the classic California archetypes. Is it Gidget and surfers and sunsets? Or is it great rolling vineyards and striped green fields? [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The answer, of course, is that...
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