Thanksgiving Getaways for Families In Washington State

October 16, 2017

Are you thinking of skipping the big turkey dinner with the in-laws and running away on vacation? If so, you aren’t alone. Every Thanksgiving, families flock to family-friendly resorts nationwide, leaving the cooking and cleaning to someone else. After all, with the kids out of school, it can be a great opportunity for a long weekend getaway.

So, if you’re in need of a different Thanksgiving weekend, keep reading about some great Thanksgiving getaways for families in Washington State.

Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort

Conveniently located between Spokane and Seattle, Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort is set on several acres of waterfront property. From hiking, kayaking and lounging on the resort’s private beach, Soap Lake is a small town that makes you feel relaxed from the moment you’ve arrived. Most noteworthy, the resort’s accommodations are what make Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort one of the best Thanksgiving getaways for families in Washington State.

  • The Inn

The Inn at Soap Lake is a lovely, historic hotel on the shores of Soap Lake. One of the unique, and well-loved, features of the Inn is the natural mineral-rich water can be piped right into your room’s private jetted tub. This allows visitors to take advantage of the healing and beauty benefits of the lake’s water — even when it’s cold outside. The spacious rooms feature free Wifi and cable and comfortable Queen and King-sized beds with premium linens.

Luxury in log rooms best describes these spacious log cabins. The resort has 15 cabins, each uniquely designed and decorated around a different theme. Each cabin features a kitchenette, cable TV, Wifi, and private patios that offer a gorgeous view of the lake. Further, seven of the cabins feature an in-room jetted tub.

Semiahmoo Resort

Just 45 minutes South of Vancouver and 90 minutes North of Seattle lies Semiahmoo Resort and Spa. Located on the pristine shores of Semiahmoo Bay, Semiahmoo Resort and Spa offers a plethora of Pacific Northwest wildlife. Families can spend their day beachcombing, watching movies in the Discovery Theater, exploring tide pools, and making s’mores at a beach bonfire. Further, aside from unlimited golfing, one of the best features of the resort is a package where children eat for free.  

Alderbrook Resort

Only two hours from Seattle and surrounded by the glorious Olympic Mountains, Alderbrook Resort is nestled on the shores of Hood Canal. For accommodations, they offer rooms with double beds. But, for more space you can upgrade to a cottage that includes a living room, sleeper sofa, and kitchen. Especially relevant, the resort offers hiking, Geocaching, an Xbox Game Room, and swimming in their indoor pool.

Overall, these are only a handful of Thanksgiving Getaways for Families in Washington State. Wherever you choose to venture, we hope you have a wonderful, memorable holiday!