The Best Cabins and Lodges to Book in Washington, USA

For German vibes, head to the Bavarian Lodge in Leavenworth, Washington
For German vibes, head to the Bavarian Lodge in Leavenworth, Washington | Courtesy of Bavarian Lodge / Expedia
Nick Dauk

With towering mountains, a rugged coastline and lush forests, Washington State is one of the most beautiful regions in the contiguous United States. Your time is best spent outdoors with nothing more than a map, a camera and a sturdy pair of hiking boots. Visiting Washington is a literal walk in the park when you stay in one of these awesome lodges or cabins throughout the Evergreen State – bookable now with Culture Trip.

1. Stormking Spa

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Remember that romantic getaway to the mountains you’ve been promising your beau? Stormking will pleasantly remind you that its cabins are so private, you’ll get all of the uninterrupted quality time you need. Each cabin near Mount Rainier National Park is secluded, presumably, so you can dip into the hot tub au natural. Aside from the deer who may cross your path, the only third wheel you’ll stumble upon is the masseuse in the spa – and you’ll certainly enjoy her company.

2. Kalaloch Lodge

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Here, there are no TVs, no telephones, no wifi. If you’re trying to disconnect from the virtual world and get reacquainted with the natural world, the Kalaloch Lodge is exactly where you should do it. Fill the social-media-free silence by trading stories with other travelers in the Main Lodge – or let the sense of adventure fill you, and venture out onto the peninsula, hiking through Hoh Rainforest, or experience whale-watching just off of the coast. Feel free to pull your phone out every once and a while – just to capture the amazing scenery of Olympic National Park, though.

3. Woodland Inns

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Roll on over to the Logging Capital of the World, and let the Woodland Inns cabins give you a new appreciation for timber. Snuggle up in a robe, and light the river rock fireplace in your room – unless you’re feeling a little dry and would rather have a sit in the jacuzzi tub at the Scenic Inn. When you’re warm and ready to wander, see the local wildlife at the Elk Creek Conservation Area, or drive into the temperate rainforest, and get lost among the trees.

5. Sun Mountain Lodge

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Should you book the Mt Robinson guest room at Sun Mountain Lodge, we hear you ask? Well, the gas fireplace, wet bar and giant jetted tub with exceptional mountain views are pretty tempting. The lakeside Patterson cabins are equally alluring – trading peaks for water views and throwing in a kitchen for good measure. At the end of the day, we suppose it doesn’t matter which room you book: you’ll be permitted to sample 3,000 bottles at the wine cellar whenever you’re ready.

6. Lost Mountain Lodge

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You don’t need to go deep into Olympic National Park to find seclusion; just rent a cottage at Lost Mountain Lodge. This Sequim bed and breakfast floating on the Olympic Peninsula will give you solitude – though you may have to share it with a few celestial bodies. The Sunny View Suite is bathed in natural light, while the Moonbeam Suite has five large skylights where you can stargaze without even leaving your bed. Both rooms can accommodate 2-3 guests – in case you need to fit another human in there.

7. Bavarian Lodge

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Say Guten Tag (good day) to a good time at Bavarian Lodge. Right in Downtown Leavenworth, a fireplace suite with village views is a must for anyone hoping to curl up for hours. Naturally, there’s a micropub only a few slipper steps from your room, providing a rustic refuge for you to sip brews and scarf down Bavarian pretzels. Fancy more beer with a side of sausage? There’s a beer and sausage garden right next door.

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