The best Pacific Northwest family resorts

September 18, 2017

An ideal location, convenient accommodations, and plenty to do are a must when traveling with your family. Luckily these Pacific Northwest family resorts have it all.

Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort

Set along Soap Lake, Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort has plenty of open green space for kids to play. It’s set on several acres of waterfront property and has its own private beach with hammocks and lounge chairs. The resort offers activities for the whole family to do together, like kayaking, swimming, and DIY spa treatments. The accommodations include traditional hotel rooms, cottages, or luxurious log cabins. If you’re looking for an unforgettable family vacation, opt for a cabin — they have private patios, living rooms, kitchens, and some, an in-room Jetted Tub.

Alderbrook Resort

Surrounded by the Olympic Mountains, the Alderbrook Resort rests on the shores of Hood Canal. Hiking, experiencing the Xbox Game Room, swimming, and lawn games are among the favorite activities for families to do together. Plus, you can partake in Geocaching — a high-tech treasure hunt! Even though there is tons to do at the resort, the rooms are so wonderful, you might be tempted not to leave them. Rooms with double beds are available or you can upgrade to a cottage which includes a living room, sleeper sofa, and full kitchen.  

Semiahmoo Resort

Just 45 minutes South of Vancouver and 90 minutes North of Seattle, Semiahmoo Resort and Spa is one of the best Pacific Northwest family resorts. Located on the pristine shores of Semiahmoo Bay and Drayton Harbor, where tide pools meet estuaries, there is a plethora of Pacific Northwest wildlife. Families can spend their day swimming, watching movies in their Discovery theater, beachcombing, and making s’mores at a beach bonfire. Aside from unlimited golfing, one of the best parts is the resort offers a package where kids eat free!

Sun Mountain Lodge

Known as the resort for all seasons, Sun Mountain Lodge is inspired by the enduring beauty of nature. Whether you are looking for rugged wilderness or refined elegance, this is the place to take a family vacation. While visiting, you can explore the great outdoors with a guided nature hike, go horseback riding, play on the jungle gym, or partake in the Beaver Pond Scavenger Hunt. Further, the resort staff is happy to coordinate family outings or arrange for a babysitter.

Hallmark Resort

If you and your family stays at the Hallmark Resort, you won’t be able to take your eyes off of the famous Haystack rock that looms over Cannon Beach. This is because the resort sits practically right next to it. Families venture to Cannon Beach to to enjoy the sand and sun. The resort’s prime location provides quick and easy access to the fun. From their indoor saltwater pools to complimentary bike rentals, there is something for every member of the family to enjoy.

Overall, from horseback riding, kayaking, and lots of room to stretch their legs, your family is sure to enjoy one of these Pacific Northwest family resorts.