is the main city within King County, located along Puget Sound
in Washington State
. See the historic houses
of Bridge Creek Shelter and Yakima Park Stockade Group. Mount Rainier Park is where you can visit the Mount Fremont Fire Lookout
; its balcony on the second story offers a stunning view. For those who enjoy an energetic scenic hike
, head to the Carbon River entrance and within a five-mile hike you will connect to the Wonderland Trail and cross a suspension bridge in about 3 miles. You will be nearing the Carbon Glacier
and, hiking another 6.2 miles towards Moraine Park, a large meadow, home to wild flowers
and marmots. Accommodations in private-owned vacation rentals are all set up for your home-away-from-home.
Seattle’s location gives you the best of both worlds – the ocean and the mountains
. The Space Needle
tower was built for the 1962 World’s Fair. you are an Elvis movie buff
, you will know that it was the central theme in It Happened at the World’s Fair
. Have a 360 degree top-of-the-world view
as you dine at the restaurant. Leave room for the famous Orbiter dessert. Seattle is a festival of flavours, sights and sounds.
Pack a picnic in the kitchen of your vacation rental and head out to the 10-acre Angle Lake Park
. Go swimming or boating. The SeaTac International Festival is held here in June.
Artistic expression can be viewed at the Seattle Art Museum. The wine and food event of year is Taste Washington
– a two-day opportunity to taste local wines and delightful bites of goodness presented by Northwest restaurants. Whether it is a leisurely stroll on a beach, or being enthralled by the latest opera, Seattle is a highlight of holiday enjoyment in Washington State.
Instead of staying in a hotel, choose holiday-friendly vacation rental accommodation options.
The majestic beauty of the larger-than-life snow-capped Mount Rainer
, known as the mountain
to locals, announces its majestic presence 54 miles southeast of Seattle. Take a day trip and drive around it. This is where outdoor pleasures await you: horseback riding, mountain biking, mountaineering, road biking, fishing, and hiking
. Mount Rainer is the ultimate winter holiday destination. Three spas are a personal invitation to relax and leave daily stress behind. Strap on snowshoes and explore the trails and be part of a ranger-guided tour at Paradise
. Your kids will have laugh-out-loud fun at the Paradise snow-play area.
Kids – both young and young-at-heart – love Paradise. Ride up to the summit of Crystal Mountain
on a gondola and then enjoy dining at 2500 feet – a bird’s eye view of spectacular beauty. Cross-country ski along the 50 miles of Mount Tahoma Trails and enjoy the no-fee Hut-to-Hut Trail system
Four-season holiday home rentals are just a mouse-click away. Privately-owned accommodation in Washington is a great option. Read why other think so too. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
offers vacation rentals: accommodations in apartments, condo rentals close to water, or a condo rental in the city, cottages and cabins. Book a chalet rental for your lodging during your skiing holidays.