As we head into the holiday season, looking for ways to help our friends and neighbors, you have a chance to Show WA Love by purchasing gift certificates from local businesses on showWAlove.com. Right now we’re all spending more time in our homes, dreaming of vacations with friends and family. Find vacation gift ideas below and remember that every gift given can be a gift given twice.
2020 will serve as a year we all learned the true value of self-care. For the teacher in your life who has poured their heart and soul into this difficult school year or the stressed-out parent trying to do it all, consider a spa gift certificate from one of Washington’s many resorts and spas. Sun Mountain Lodge in Winthrop offers an enticing array of body and skincare treatments to restore natural balance. Once relaxed, guests can also enjoy horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, ice skating, fine dining, and the wine cellar. Conveniently located near SeaTac airport, the Spa at Cedarbrook Lodge is there to reinvigorate senses, rejuvenate the body and mind, and recharge the soul. A perfect gift for the person in your life who needs a break. For the ultimate wellness retreat for body, mind, and spirit, The Spa at Semiahmoo provides everything needed for some well-deserved restorative time. For a little more active relaxation, Semiahmoo also offers an award-winning golf course and a recreation facility complete with a pool and fitness center.
For those longing for an escape from the city, give a gift of the peace and tranquility of farm life. The not-for-profit, organic, women-led, LGBTQ+ owned and managed, community-driven OrcaSong farm is a delightful ferry ride away on Orcas Island. While you’re picking up the gift certificate for a future farm stay, you can also snag beautiful, island made holiday gifts. For farm life plus a little extra for the pop culture enthusiast in your life, head to Forks and The Miller Tree Inn. Known to Twilight fans as the “Cullen House”, the Miller Tree Inn is surrounded not only by family farmland but also just west of the splendor of Olympic National Park.
Bed and breakfasts provide the extra comfort and service that make a trip truly special. Overlooking the Puget Sound on beautiful Whidbey Island, Comforts of Whidbey is a family-run winery, bed & breakfast, and farm and offers a unique stay for the wine lover in your life. The rooms are located on the top floor above the winery and tasting room and each has a view of the Puget Sound or the rolling pasture and vineyards. Find peace with a river soundtrack at The Roaring River Bed and Breakfast. Located on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River, it has a spectacular view of the river, mountains, forest, all with the constant and mesmerizing sound of the river in the background. Perhaps you’re looking for a romantic gift for someone you love, plan a trip to Domaine Madeline on the Olympic Peninsula. With a focus on nature-inspired contemporary styling, comfortable luxury, tranquil natural gardens, and the ultimate in fresh sustainable cuisine, this historic b&b offers a dramatic romantic getaway on a bluff overlooking the sea.
Sometimes the best way to escape the exhaustion of everyday life is to spend time near the water, taking in the views, fishing, or participating in water sports. Located on Long Beach Peninsula, the Adrift Hotel + Spa overlooks the Pacific Ocean and includes several unique features such as Pickled Fish Restaurant, 100% pet-friendly rooms, complimentary bicycles, a library, game room, fire pit, and in-room dining. MarDon Resort is a popular lakefront resort on the Potholes Reservoir in Central Washington featuring a variety of lodging experiences with awesome lake views. This lake is perfect for all water sports, fishing and just taking in the sun. The combination of stunning Mt Rainier and pristine Mineral Lake views makes the cozy Mineral Lake Lodge a unique and lovely stay. Surrounded by wildlife, this private waterfront offers one of the best fishing lakes in the state.
Lodging gift certificates are presents for the whole family, and Washington has many family-friendly cabin options to choose from. Up North, Mt Baker Getaways has 3 different cabin sizes to accommodate large and small families. Each one offers privacy and unparalleled access to the wonderous nature of Mt Baker. Located in Ashford, Washington, just six miles from the main entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, BaseCamp Cottages offer cozy and private cottages. Whether you are climbing Mt. Rainier, seeking rest & relaxation, a romantic retreat, a family vacation, or simply here to enjoy the splendor of the great Northwest, BaseCamp Cottages are the perfect relaxing and rejuvenating getaway. Nestled within the jaw-dropping Columbia River Gorge, The Society Hotel Bingen offers a refined off-the-beaten-trail experience for travelers and getaway-seekers alike. In addition to traditional rooms, the spacious cabins are for travelers, families, and professionals who want more space, more views, and the privacy of your own bath.
Washington offers gorgeous stays for history buffs and architecture lovers alike. Located in downtown Spokane, The Historic Davenport Hotel is a landmark in itself, with soaring architecture and a rich history that dates back to 1914. Gift cards may be redeemed for overnight hotel stays, shopping, dining, and spa and salon services. Constructed in 1911 as the Masonic Temple by the Yakima Freemasons, the Hotel Maison represents the history and character of Yakima. A stay at the Hotel Maison is one immersed in the rich history of the Yakima Valley with luxuries around every corner for our guests to enjoy.
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