Sometimes, all you really need is a little break from the busy streets and city lights. If you're in Seattle, you're in luck, because now you have a list of epic places to choose!

To make the choice a little bit easier for you, we've compiled a list of a few of the best places to go for a little weekend away so that you can find all the information you need in one go.

Salem, Oregon

Nice and close to Seattle, you can be in Salem within a few hours, soaking up the fresh air and enjoying the picturesque scenery all around you.

Whether you want to head out and explore your surroundings or just chill out on the beach with a book, Long Beach is the place to be.

Long Beach, Washington

Yakima, Washington

The little valley is a large producer of wine, and, in fact, it's one of Washington's leading producers of many vegetables, fruits, grains, and many other things – especially apples!

Portland, Oregon

If you're a foodie, Portland's vast variety of restaurants and bars is sure to make it one of the best possible weekend trips from Seattle for you.

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