From the waterfront hotels of the San Juan Islands to the rustic mountain retreats of the Methow Valley, resorts in Washington State are as good as any in the United States. Washington is a large state with diverse landscapes and regions and Washington State resorts can be found in all areas.
Washington State resorts are ideal for intimate getaways and weekends in the countryside. Many can also be reserved for wedding parties and business conferences. Most resorts in Washington State have a particularly northwest feel, with rustic furnishings, large fireplaces, and exposed wood and stone.
Urban Seattle has some top hotels and resorts. The Seattle area's finest is Woodmark Hotel on the banks of Lake Washington. Other resorts Washington State coast are more secluded. La Conner Channel Lodge is an elegant Western inn on the Swinomish Channel. Rustic furnishings like and stone and wood architecture make this one of the most charming resorts Washington State coast has to offer.
Other top coastal resorts include the small Inn at Langley
on Saratoga Passage, the Resort at Ludloy Bay in Port
Ludlow, and the Captain Whidbey Inn on Whidbey Island.
Golfers looking for resorts Washington State coast should
head to the Semiahoo Resort across the water from Canada.
The scenic Olympic National Park is home to many top resorts in Washington State. Situated on the banks of Lake Crescent in the north of the park, Lake Crescent Lodge has charming rooms in the old lodge and rustic cabins. Lake Quinault Lodge is a classic resort on the edge of Olympic National Park. For a good oceanfront lodge in the park, look to the rustic cabins of Kalaloch Lodge in Forks.
Eastern Washington's beautiful Methow Valley has two of the best resorts in Washington State. Methow Valley lodging is ideal for people who want to relax in a secluded natural setting and enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and fishing in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter. Sun Mountain Lodge near Winthrop in the Methow Valley is the state's only hotel with AAA Four Diamond ratings for both its resort and dining. Nearby Freestone Inn also offers fine dining and luxurious rooms and cabins.
From rustic mountain lodges to charming lakeside retreats, resorts in Washington State make staying in the state pleasurable and enjoyable.