River Run Inn
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Today was all about the North Cascades. We left Greenbank (and Luke and Nikki's place) just before 7.30 am. I knew the trip would only be 5 hours long, but the places we would cross were so beautiful that I also knew beforehand that we would want to get out of the car. Again we passed deception pass but then just left the area. It's not april or …
... mountain with gorgeous views and comfortable, lush rooms with huge bathrooms. Many hunting trophies, ranging from bears to deer to wild boar are mounted on the walls throughout the lodges hallways and rooms.
We soaked in the outdoor Hot Tub while snow gently fell around us. We indulged in a gourmet dinner and then drinks at the bar until closing with the friendly staff. A fantastic night, lots of fun, laughter and free tequila with the chef.
We also ...
A rainy 5 hour drive from Seattle and we were greeted with soft falling snow!!
Arriving at the cabin which is beautiful and toasty warm inside surrounded by a gorgeous white covered landscape outside. A perfect setting for a very merry white Christmas! Finally I can merrily sing along to all the traditional Christmas Carols from child hood and become swept up in the Winter Wonderland.
We arrived into Twisp around 6. We found our hotel which actually had individual cabins adorned with Christmas lights. If living the life of luxury consists of having a double bed, couch, and kitchette, all with wood paneling, then we are living that life! We unpacked, went back into town, walked the dog taking in downtown and the infamous Methow Valley Inn B&B, went to the grocery decorated in ...
... consisted of a 4,500' climb, and little else. 5 1/2 hours to the summit of slow, monotonous, gorgeous road. I had forgotten to stop at the store, and thus had no food save a few cherries (thank you Denise) and an energy gel thing. Arrived, somehow in decent shape, took some photos and took off down a steep decent into Mazama WA. 65 miles, day 3. Here I phoned Don and Marcia Hazel, the leading experts in bicycle touring and cross country ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting