Snoqualmie Falls

Snoqualmie Falls is one of the most popular natural attractions in the state of Washington. This 270-foot waterfall is not only scenic, but also offers a range of hiking trails throughout the area and various viewing points. If you want to take your time savoring the scenery, make a reservation for a room at Snoqualmie Falls Lodge. Snoqualmie Falls is known for its crystal-clear water that plunges more than 27 stories. An entire day can easily be made out of visiting the falls, if you include some hiking and pack along a picnic lunch; the falls are located about an hour’s drive from Seattle, east of Issaquah and a short distance outside the Snoqualmie National Forest.

Snoqualmie Falls Lodge
Snoqualmie Falls Lodge

A popular attraction that is often combined with seeing the falls is a stop at the historic Railway Museum. If you want one of the best views around, check in to the Snoqualmie Falls Lodge, the Salish Lodge and Spa, perched right over the top of the falls. With the mountains in the backdrop and the soothing sound of the waterfalls, this might just be one of the most relaxing places to stay in all of Washington state. With 89 rooms, this is a great place to stay if you’re looking for a weekend (or more) away from the city.

Snoqualmie Falls Waterfall
Snoqualmie Falls Waterfall

While it is most popular to visit Snoqualmie Falls during the summer, there are activities to keep you occupied all year long too. The winter brings snowshoeing and skiing around Snoqualmie Pass, while spring brings gorgeous wildflowers to the local hiking trails. River rafting, kayaking, and fly fishing will round out an outdoor adventure getaway. Some visitors might be tempted to spend just a day away from Seattle, but once you arrive at this gorgeous location you will be tempted to stay longer. Give yourself some extra time to relax and breathe the fresh air by staying for a few nights at the Snoqualmie Falls Lodge.

Snoqualmie Falls Hike
Snoqualmie Falls Hike

It’s one thing to spend some time hiking around Snoqualmie Falls, you might want to book a spa treatment at the lodge for an extra dose of relaxation. Another lesser-known fact about Snoqualmie Falls is that it is also home to its own brewing company. During your stay, you can taste the local beers from Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company right inside the Salish Lodge. Some visitors might be intimidated to visit thinking that the outdoor activities here are beyond their reach. The best part about this location is that there is something for everyone. Whether you want a leisurely walk or a challenging hike, a few hours of kayaking or a few hours of picnicking, the choice is up to you. Here visitors will find an incredible balance between the environment and the pleasures of a cozy lodge.

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