Many of the communities affected by this year's wildfires in central and eastern Washington have economies that rely heavily on tourism.
KPLU travel expert Matthew Brumley says once the wildfire danger has passed, people should consider taking time to visit central and eastern Washington, to inject money back into the economy.
Some places have been evacuated and suffered damage from the wildfires. But others are just in a region people have chosen to avoid, to steer clear of wildfire danger this summer.
Here are some good places to look: