Category Archives: Northwest Road Trips

Road trips in the Pacific Northwest; Seattle, Portland, Washington, Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.

Twilight Movie Road Trip

My daughter’s 13th birthday was marked by a “Twilight Movie Road Trip” that was all about finding Twilight movie filming locations. It was so much fun that even my husband had a good time, but don’t let that get out.  … Continue reading

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Accessible Hiking in the Seattle Area – Iron Horse State Park

I love the changing seasons. While I’m never ready for summer to be over, there’s just something about the crisp feel of fall that helps me let it go a little easier. Last Saturday afternoon the sun was shining, the … Continue reading

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Accessible Hiking at White Pass? Kind of.

I wrote this article for TravelingMom.com. We are an active family and love outdoors activities like hiking. My youngest daughter is handicapped, so it is my challenge to find trails that work for her. Often times ski resorts have level … Continue reading

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Spa Crazy at Sun Mountain Lodge

I had the opportunity to experience a spa service at the Sun Mountain Lodge – but with all of the options on their menu, how was I going to decide which one to pick? Then I saw the treatment called … Continue reading

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Yeehaw! Cowboy Dinner at Sun Mountain Lodge

A thunderstorm with torrential downpour had just passed through. The air was still warm and heavy, but the clouds were beginning to part and the sun was peaking as we loaded up in the wagon for our Sun Mountain Lodge … Continue reading

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Ride Bikes, Hike and Ride Horses on the Trails Around Sun Mountain Lodge

One of the things we really enjoyed at Sun Mountain Lodge was hiking. There are over 250 miles of signed trails around the resort area; plenty of options for horseback riding, mountain biking or hiking. V has a push chair … Continue reading

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A Tour of Our Room at Sun Mountain Lodge

Sun Mountain Lodge has 96 well-appointed guest rooms all with spectacular views, including several ADA rooms. Only a few rooms have TVs, our did not – to which my family initially found hard to comprehend, I mean seriously, how can … Continue reading

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Sun Mountain Lodge in Winthrop, Washington

Located on the eastern side of the North Cascades Highway, high above Winthrop, Washington sits Sun Mountain Lodge, a special resort that easily balances luxury, nature and family activities – all with a 360 degree breath-taking view. The Sun Mountain … Continue reading

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Horseback Riding at Sun Mountain Lodge

I had our day planned out and did not involve horseback riding. The plan was for our family to go on a hike and explore the trails and various activities around Sun Mountain Lodge the old fashioned way – on … Continue reading

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Family Activities on a Seabrook Beach Vacation

There is a lot for families to do in Seabrook, I was visiting with 3 teens and they had a blast – even with limited cell service, now that’s saying something! Here are some of the things we enjoyed: The … Continue reading

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