Washington December 15, 2018
This Underrated Destination In Washington Will Cure Your Winter Blues
Winter is just beginning to settle in here in Washington. And even if you love this dark, dreary season, there will come a point where cabin fever or seasonal blues will start to get the best of you. And while it may be temping to hibernate until spring, sometimes it’s best to embrace the season to the fullest. Visit the Methow Valley and you’ll learn to love our winter weather.
Located on the eastern edge of the North Cascades, the Methow Valley is a treat in any season.
That being said, it's tough to top this little piece of paradise in the winter.
This part of Washington isn't always easy to reach in the winter. Snow often comes to the valley early.
But if you can make it, you'll enjoy miles and miles of snowcapped countryside.
The charming Old Western town of Winthrop is especially charming this time of year.
You'll find warm shops, delicious food, and fantastic breweries in town.
But you won't want to spend too much time in town--Winthrop is a gateway to all the winter recreation in the area.
Downhill skiing, cross country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, and ice skating are all popular.
You'll have so much fun playing in the snow. you won't even notice the cold (for awhile, anyway).
But when the cold does catch up with you, you can simply step into your cabin's hot tub at the River's Edge Resort.
This cozy resort sits right on the Chewuch River, and it's a perfect place to warm up after a long day outdoors.
If you'd like to enjoy a more elegant experience, book a stay at the Sun Mountain Lodge.
The offer a lot of winter specials, and the views of the valley can't be beat.
However you choose to spend your time in the Methow Valley, you'll realize there are far worse things than winter in Washington.
It's hard to have the winter blues when you're surrounded by such beauty.
Winter is a pretty wonderful time here in Washington, once you learn
how to properly survive it.