Northwest Cheapsleeps

  • A Spa in the Woods: Dip into Northwest Hot Springs Posted on: August 5, 2013
    This article is an excerpt from my travel guidebook, Autumn Escapes in the Pacific Northwest It’s hard to believe, but fall and winter are the quiet seasons at Northwest hot springs. Even with an autumn chill in the air these natural pools stay nice and hot, so you might expect to be bumping elbows while […]
  • How to Score a Great Vacation Rental Posted on: July 11, 2013
    Looking for a fun alternative to a hotel, but dislike the lace and frills of a traditional bed and breakfast? There’s another lodging option you can book with the click of a mouse–the vacation rental. From rustic mountain cabins to deluxe oceanfront condos, vacation rentals often come loaded with perks and might even save you […]
  • Day Hikes and Cheap Sleeps in the Methow Valley Posted on: May 27, 2013
    The North Cascades Highway twists and turns around granite peaks before dipping down into Washington’s glacial-carved Methow Valley. Here, open meadows are dotted with ponderosa pine trees that reach for a blue sky, and cast shadows across raging rivers. Early summer is a marvelous season to visit here for outdoor recreation, as it tends to […]
  • Rustic Retreats in Washington Posted on: December 2, 2012
    Who says “camping” can’t be comfortable? Here are a bunch of affordable rustic retreats in Washington state, all managed by public land agencies. Some are light-filled yurts near a beach, while others are historic cabins in the woods. All are rent-able year-round. They’re even heated in colder months so you can stay toasty warm while you’re inside […]
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