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Top 4 Winter Weekend Getaways near Seattle

Looking to get away from the city this winter? We get that. Whether you're looking for a cool vacation spot, a nice trek through nature, or a place to celebrate the holidays with the family, we've got you covered. Here are the 4 best winter weekend getaways near Seattle, Washington.

What Are The Best Winter Weekend Getaways Near Seattle?

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1. Mount Rainier Snowshoe Walks

Heading up to Mount Rainier National Park is popular activity for Seattleites. As the mountain gets an abundant snowfall each winter, it's the perfect place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Love the outdoors in winter? Good!

A weekend in Mount Rainier will likely include a ton of outdoor time-so make sure to pack warmly. If you plan to spend time in Mount Rainier this winter, might we suggest a ranger-guided snowshoe walks? A park ranger will take you on a guide tour of the mountain and teach you the art of snowshoeing.

Time from Seattle: About 2 hour 30 minutes

Location: Mount Rainier National Park is located in west-central Washington state. You can find directions here.

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2. Rendezvous Huts

Love to ski? You'll adore the Methow Valley and fall in love with the mountain's beauty instantly. As one of the finest Nordic skiing destinations in the world, it's a must-see for novice and professional skiers alike. Complete your visit to the Methow Valley with a stay in the Rendezvous Huts. Built for simplicity, these cozy cabins might not seem like much, but they sleep up to 10 people.

Time from Seattle: About 4 hours

Location: The Rendezvous Huts are located in Winthrop, WA 98862. You can find directions and reservation information here.

3. McMenamins Anderson School Hotel

Looking for a unique winter weekend getaway for two? You're in luck. Tranformed from a school to a multi-use space, the McMenamins Anderson School is the perfect place to dine, watch a movie, enjoy live music, go swimming, play games, go shopping, and spend a weekend away from the city. Book a room and stay a while-there's plenty to do!

Time From Seattle:About 30 minutes

Location: The McMenamins Anderson School Hotel is located at 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA, 98011. Learn more here.

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4. TreeHouse Point

TreeHouse Point offers a myriad of unique activities-even in the winter months! Come up for the afternoon to take a guided treehouse tour or spend the night in a tree house lodge. Escape to the wild, turn off the WiFi, and simply relax. Here, you can truly enjoy the beauty of nature in the Pacific Northwest.

Time From Seattle:About 30 minutes

Location: Tree House Point is located at 6922 Preston-Fall City Rd SE, Issaquah, WA 98027. Learn more here.

Choose Suburb Service As Your Subaru Maintenance Service Near Seattle

Winter is the perfect time for a weekend getaway. In the Pacific Northwest, getting out of the city can help you reset, enjoy nature, and spend time with family and loved ones. As your specialty Subaru repair and maintenance service, we want you to arrive safely at your winter weekend getaway destination. Haven't had your Subaru serviced yet? Bring your Subaru to Suburb Service for an oil change or maintenance check-up before your next trip. Having trouble with your Subaru? Let us take a look and see if you need a repair-schedule an appointment online or give us a call today at (206) 705-8695. Show your Subaru some love.