Washington state lake houses are great for a trip to the Pacific Northwest. What better way to experience the Pacific Northwest than by staying in a Washington vacation home rental? Few states can match the natural beauty of Washington. From sheltered islands to sandy and coastal beaches to sun-baked lakes and lava flows east of the Cascade Mountains, Washington has something for everyone. Enjoy the outdoors while camping, hiking, boating, windsurfing, and/or rock-climbing in Washington's many state parks. Stay on Lake Sutherland, Lake Chelan, or Lake Washington and enjoy the incredible natural scenery of the area. Camano and Whidbey Island in Puget Sound are great tourist destinations as well, and actually both receive less than 20 inches of rain per year, contrary to popular perception of the area.
The Pacific coast of Washington state is full of sights not found anywhere else in the country. The natural landscape and blend between the land and the water along Washington's beaches is simply breathtaking. Most of the Pacific coast destinations are also a short distance away from the metropolitan area of Seattle, a cultural hub in the area with all the amenities of the big city.
Washington State also has a great ski community. Bellingham, hosts the annual Ski to Sea Race, a relay race made up of seven legs. Mount Baker ski area, in Washington, holds the world record for the greatest amount of snowfall in one season. Skiers from around the globe visit Washington's Cascade Mountains to take on the epic runs and enjoy the world-class resorts. Washington has a number of ski resorts with excellent facilities for alpine skiing, snowboarding, and cross country skiing. Find the ideal Washington vacation home rental right here on forGetaway.com