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Washington State is home to many famous mountains, from Mount Rainier to Mount Olympus, with soaring jagged peaks and opportunities for a wealth of outdoor adventure. Whether you plan to stay in the Cascade Range to the east of Seattle or the Olympics to the west, you’ll have scenic trails for hiking, along with lakes and rivers to enjoy in the warmer months and slopes for skiing in the winter nearby. In the fall, look for spectacular autumn foliage. Any one of these Airbnbs will put you in the heart of it all.
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Offering serene mountain and river views, this cabin overlooks the Cowlitz River just a short drive to Mount Rainier, scenic hiking trails and the White Pass Ski Area. It includes large front and back decks for unwinding, yoga, or camping under the stars along with a fire pit for gathering around. Inside, you’ll have a wood burning fireplace with wood supplied. A fully stocked kitchen is included when you want to dine in, although you’ll find restaurants nearby in downtown Packwood. You can also relax on the large sofa and enjoy movies on the flat-screen TV with a DVD player and Netflix.
Just four miles from Mount Rainier, with the Cowlitz River right out front, you’ll be immersed in nature while being able to fish and float just steps from your door by booking this three-bedroom chalet that accommodates nine guests. Enjoy roaring fires and stargazing after dark, grill on the deck and sip your morning coffee from the cedar swing while gazing out at the picturesque view. There’s a ski lift swing too, made from one of the White Pass Ski Resort’s original chair lifts, that the kids are sure to love. From May through September, there’s a hot tub too. Inside, you’ll have a full kitchen, indoor fireplace, cable TV, washer/dryer and more.
Tucked in the Cascade foothills near North Bend, the Basecamp Guesthouse makes a perfect weekend escape, or longer, just a short drive from Seattle. A studio space accommodating two, it sits along the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River adjacent to the Snoqualmie National Forest putting guests just minutes from all sorts of outdoor adventures, including hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking and climbing. Or come to simply relax and recharge while surrounded by the gorgeous scenery. Inside you’ll have a full kitchen, TV and washer/dryer. Wi-Fi is included too.
Just minutes from the Bavarian town of Leavenworth yet set in a remote, secluded location that feels like a world’s away from the crowds, this handbuilt granite stone cabin was constructed right into a rock face and includes a wood-fire heated hot tub, creek, waterfall and views galore. It sits on 20 acres adjacent to the national forest, providing the perfect place to disconnect. Up to five guests can be accommodated inside, but if you want to bring more of your friends and family, there are multiple tent sites too. Providing more of a glamping experience, you’ll need to bring your own sleeping bags or linens.
Enjoy a beautiful view of the sapphire waters of Lake Wenatchee while being less than a half-hour’s drive from Leavenworth. You’ll have easy access to swimming, fishing and other water sports on the lake, along with hikes in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, skiing at Stevens Pass and golfing at Kahler Glen. Whitewater rafting or floating on the Wenatchee River is available nearby too. After a day of play come back and relax in the hot tub and enjoy cooking out on the outdoor gas BBQ and Weber grill. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, wood stove, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi and three bedrooms, sleeping up to seven.
An ideal base for many adventures, this modern chalet offers trail access to Lake Wenatchee, a short drive from Stevens Pass and Leavenworth. It includes three bedrooms, sleeping up to six and features a large great room with 25-foot ceilings and a wall of windows showcase the magnificent outdoors bring. Expect lots of high-end features like a reclaimed wood breakfast bar and river stone tile walk-in shower in the master bath, along with an outdoor stone patio for alfresco dining. A full kitchen, Wi-Fi, TV, hot tub and fireplace are all included too.
Located along the Skykomish River in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, this 2-bedroom cabin offers lots of outdoor living spaces and amenities for entertainment. It includes a fire pit, gas grill and a hot tub while being close to skiing at Stevens Pass, scenic hiking trails and Lake Wenatchee. The rustic interior has high ceilings, a gas fireplace with a river rock wall, two flat-screen SmartTVs, and a fully equipped kitchen that includes a Keurig and automatic drip coffeemaker along with coffee pods, condiments and spices. A washer/dryer and personal bath products are included too.
Tye Haus is an A-frame in the private cabin community of Timber Lane Village the closest cabin with electricity to Steven’s Pass Ski Resort. It accommodates up to four in one bedroom, offering easy access to skiing as well as hiking, mountain biking and fishing. Trails in the community lead to a private beach on the South Fork of the Skykomish River with picnic tables and barbecue grills. You’ll have a fully furnished kitchen along with a SmartTV that has Netflix, Amazon Prime and a DVD player, along with a DVD library, Wi-Fi, board games, and the highlight, a hot tub.
The Eagle’s Perch offers a glamping experience nestled high up in the trees, at the edge of North Cascades National Park where miles and miles of trails can be accessed for hiking through the wilderness. With windows all around you’ll be able to look out at the forest and a creek, while falling asleep to the peaceful sounds of the water. The town of Rockport is within walking distance and the banks of the Skagit River are about a mile away in Howard Miller Park, popular for watching bald eagles that come to feast on the salmon. You’ll need to bring your own bedding but a queen-size bed, two foldout cots and two hammocks are included.
Located in Stehekin at the head of Lake Chelan, a remote destination that can only be accessed by ferry, this unique craftsman-built straw bale house accommodates up to six guests in three bedrooms. It’s ideal for families or small groups of friends who want to enjoy breathtaking scenery and outdoor adventures, with Rainbow Falls a bike ride away, along with short hikes, swimming and other water sports in the lake. Complimentary bikes, paddleboards and a rowboat are included. The home’s charming interior boasts a gorgeous mountain view from the living room, and you’ll also have an indoor fireplace and Wi-Fi.
This modern, traditionally built cabin comes with three bedrooms sleeping up to eight and is surrounded by hundreds of miles of hiking, biking and XC trails along with lakes and rivers, just minutes to Mazama and Winthrop. It includes a gourmet kitchen, a large open common area, dining room and bar. The open loft has a TV and foosball table.
This two-bedroom cottage on the north side of Olympic National Park overlooks Lake Crescent, providing easy access to swimming, hiking, and an endless list of other outdoor adventures, along with a magnificent lake and mountain view. Open seasonally from May 15th to September 15th, it has a full kitchen, fireplace with firewood, outdoor dining space and a private beach area for bonfires.