Things to Do

The Northwest has plenty to offer other than great driving.

 

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The Summit at Snoqualmie

The Summit at Snoqualmie, located on Snoqualmie Pass, Washington, is a winter resort providing alpine skiing and snowboarding, Nordic skiing, and winter tubing owned by CNL Investment Properties, Inc. and managed by Boyne Resorts. The Summit consists of four base areas that used to be individually owned and operated resorts. Alpental, Summit West, Summit Central, and Summit East, border Lake Keechelus on the East and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness on the West/North. The Summit at Snoqualmie is the closest ski area to Seattle, and is easily accessible via Interstate 90.

Northwest Railway Museum

The Northwest Railway Museum is a railroad museum in Snoqualmie, King County, Washington. The museum owns the Snoqualmie Depot built in 1890, 3.5 miles of railroad right-of-way, and 5.5 miles of the former Northern Pacific Railway North Bend branch. This railway was built in 1889 as the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway and was Seattle’s response to the Northern Pacific’s selecting Tacoma as their terminus. The SLSE was later taken over by the Northern Pacific.

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Snoqualmie Falls

Snoqualmie Falls is one of Washington State’s most popular scenic attractions. More than 1.5 million visitors come to the Falls every year. At the falls, you will find a two-acre park, gift shop, observation deck, the Salish Lodge and the famous 270 foot waterfall.

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Leavenworth Bavarian Village

Come to Leavenworth, where sun filled days await you. Our recreational Mecca beckons with 700 miles of hiking, biking and horseback trails, fishing and world class climbing, and incredible white water rafting after a great snow pack. Tantalize your senses with the cultures and flavors of our international cuisine. Best of all, Bavaria is in your very own backyard so stay a week, there is plenty to do.

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Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is a public market overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, Washington, United States. The Market opened August 17, 1907, and is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers’ markets in the United States. It is a place of business for many small farmers, craftspeople and merchants. Named after the central street, Pike Place runs northwest from Pike Street to Virginia Street, and remains one of Seattle’s most popular tourist destinations.

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TPC Snoqualmie Ridge

TPC Snoqualmie Ridge is a private golf club in Snoqualmie, Washington, 25 miles east of Seattle, at the foothills of the Cascade Range. The Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf course opened in 1999 and is a member of the Tournament Players Club network operated by the PGA Tour. Since 2005, it has hosted the Boeing Classic, a 54-hole Champions Tour event in late August.

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Woodinville Wine Country

Nestled in the beautiful Sammamish River Valley just 30 minutes northeast of Seattle, Woodinville Wine Country is home to over 100 wineries and tasting rooms representing every appellation in Washington.

From the historic and beautiful grounds of Chateau Ste. Michelle to the quaint boutique wineries where you are likely to have the winemaker themselves pour you a glass of his or her finest blend, a wonderful variety of wine tasting experiences awaits you.

Nearly all of the Woodinville wineries grow their grapes in the warm, arid climate of Eastern Washington’s Columbia Valley where vineyards boast sandy, gravelly soils providing an ideal medium to plant vines. Protected from Seattle’s marine climate by the Cascade Mountains, Columbia Valley vineyard temperatures consistently hover in the mid-80’s during the summer. Come fall, warm days and cool nights protect the grapes natural acidity and ripen the fruit to perfection.

The winemakers of Woodinville Wine Country invite you to visit our friendly tasting rooms and taste our celebrated wines.

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Seattle Space Needle

The iconic Space Needle, owned by Howard Wright, has an amazing observation deck at over 520 feet high that slowly makes its way 360 degrees, giving you the ultimate panoramic view of Seattle and surrounding areas. There is also a restaurant at 500 feet high, so you can dine in the sky! Take a trip in the elevator for just 41 seconds to reach the very top, where you can use the free telescopes and take a tour with a professional tour guide.

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Guided Fishing Trips

Experience Washington fishing year round. Led by full-time, professional guide and captain, All Rivers & Saltwater Charters team offers shared and private, fully furnished Washington fishing charters for Salmon, Steelhead, Tuna, Lingcod, Halibut, and Crab. Fishing locations include the Seattle area rivers, Puget Sound, Westport, Anacortes & San Juan Islands, the Columbia river and Olympic Peninsula rivers. Freshwater or Saltwater, where your trip takes place depends on where fishing is best at that time of year. Give them a call to reserve your next guided fishing adventure.

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Whitewater Rafting

Osprey Rafting Company is the only local company that offers class 4 rapids in their private High Adventure put-in on the Wenatchee River in Leavenworth Washington. Osprey’s professional and experienced guides have years of river experience. They are Leavenworth’s hometown rafting company for over 20 years. Book your next white water rafting adventure on the Wenatchee River today.

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Mountain Biking

The Pacific Northwest is an amazing area for mountain biking. DirtFish is just minutes from many different riding areas, including Tiger Mountain, Grand Ridge and Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park. Our friends over at Compass Outdoor Adventures know the area well and can get you equipped with high end mountain bike rentals and even guides if you’re interested. They can accommodate any size group, from your family, to your entire work team. Give them a call at (425) 281-0267 or go online to www.compassoutdooradventures.com, Mention the code DIRTFISH and receive 10% off of your next adventure.

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