If you’re thinking about heading out for an exciting adventure one of these weekends in Washington but you’re not sure where to go, here are some ideas to inspire your next memorable Northwest getaway:
1. Hike to the tallest point in the San Juan Islands!
You can enjoy a panoramic view on top this stone observation tower, located on top of a summit in the heart of Moran State Park.
2. Make a private getaway in a
cabin, like the Wellspring Woodland Spa in Ashford.
Located near the base of Mount Rainier, this charming woodland retreat features a heavenly hot tub and several other spa services which make for the perfect autumn sanctuary.
3. You could also stay in a cozy private cottage by the beach!
If you're in need of a weekend of peace and quiet, consider checking into a lovely cottage near the coast, like Seabrook Cottage Rentals in Pacific Beach!
4. Go for a relaxing day cruise.
Schooner Zodiac in Bellingham offers a variety of scenic cruises, exploring the pristine anchorages of the San Juan Islands to the Canadian Gulf Islands.
5. Get a taste of Washington's wine country.
No matter where you go in the Walla Walla area, you'll be able to taste some exquisite selections. Walla Walla Vintners in particular makes some award winning red wines like their 2013 Columbia Valley Malbec, as well as Seven Hills Winery and El Corazon Winery!
6. View some spectacular
fall foliage along the Naches Peak Loop.
This 4.5 mile trail is so vibrant during the fall! It's perfect for all skill levels with minimum elevation gain and begins at Tipsoo Lake, following along on the northern side of Naches Peak.
7. Or if you're in Eastern Washington, you could go for a scenic stroll along a trail in the Iller Creek Conservation Area!
You can travel down several different trails at this beautiful nature preserve in the Spokane area, take in the beautiful views and possibly even spot some fascinating wildlife!
8. Go for a picturesque road trip along Chuckanut Drive.
Speaking of seasonal beauty, this 21-mile scenic route (also known as State Route 11) along the rocky shoreline of Chuckanut Bay is full of gorgeous sights to see during the fall!
Where are you headed to this weekend in Washington?? Share your trip ideas with us below!