The Pacific Northwest should be on everyone’s bucket list. It is a place where you can slow down to rejuvenate your soul in some of the most iconic and dramatic landscapes on earth. A place to unleash your inner adrenaline junkie or embrace your spirit animal.
Here are three destinations along with the top things to do for your next visit to the Pacific Northwest:
Skamania Lodge (Stevenson, WA)
Set out on an adventure to the Columbia River Gorge, a spectacular river canyon set against the peaks of the Cascade Mountain Range, with a stay at nearby Skamania Lodge. Guests can start the day with a hike around the lodge or in the Gorge, practice yoga or play a round of golf followed by an afternoon enjoying views of world-class windsurfing, ziplining, hiking or sipping your way through craft breweries and wineries. End the evening by relaxing in the lodge’s Adirondack chairs and get ready for another day of adventure in the Gorge. With the highest number of waterfalls in the nation and so many activities, Skamania Lodge is the ultimate gateway to all the thrilling adventures the Columbia River Gorge has to offer.
Riverhouse on the Deschutes (Bend, OR)
Escape to the unparalleled beauty of picturesque Central Oregon at Riverhouse on the Deschutes. With world-class amenities and a relaxing location on the banks of the Deschutes River, guests will be in awe of the natural beauty and the surrounding untamed wilderness. The hotel offers easy access to the scenic Deschutes River Trail along with heated indoor and outdoor pools and spas but if you’re feeling a little adventurous, Bend is full of amazing outdoor activities. In the summer guests can float the river, mountain bike, raft the Deschutes, golf, hike and hit the ale trail to check out local breweries. In the winter months, Riverhouse on the Deschutes offers great ski and snowboard packages for nearby Mt. Bachelor along with easy access to other winter activities including snowmobiling, sledding, snowshoeing, dogsledding, ice skating and more. No matter the time of year, Riverhouse on the Deschutes is the ideal destination for a Central Oregon getaway.
Willows Lodge (Woodinville, WA)
Retreat to Willows Lodge, located in the heart of Woodinville wine country. Just 30 minutes outside of Seattle, guests can enjoy the beauty of nature and comfort in upscale, modern lodging designed to bring the outside in. Venture out and taste your way through wineries, distilleries and breweries, or ride a scenic trail on one of the lodge’s complimentary bicycles. Cruise to the San Juan Islands to watch orcas and humpback whales frolic in the water right in front of you or soar through the clouds in a hot air balloon, soaking up endlessly inspiring views of the Sammamish River Valley. After a day of exploring, you’ll return to the lodge for a relaxing evening cozied up by a fire and begin planning your return to Willows Lodge because it is just that perfect.