For most, Christmas is one of the most exciting holidays of the year. While traditions are important, it’s also fun to mix things up a bit. Why not go on an adventure this Christmas season, or even start a new tradition?
We’ve compiled a list of the best destinations so you know where to go for Christmas in Washington state this year! Keep reading to find out where you should go on your holiday adventure!
Now that you have some time off work and the kids have a break from school, why take a vacation? Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort is one of the best places to stay in Washington. Though the resort is known for its natural luxury spa, there are plenty of fun things to do in the cold winter season!
While it’s too cold to swim in the healing mineral waters outside in the winter, guests at Soap Lake Resort can actually have the natural healing waters pumped directly into their private in-room Jetted Tub! The water has some of the highest concentration of minerals in the world, which is known to treat ailments such as eczema, muscle aches, and other pains.
Contact Soap Lake Resort today to book your stay at this cozy Christmas location!
One of the most Christmas-themed towns in Washington is Leavenworth. Their Christmas Lighting Festival includes weekend visits from Santa, musical performances along the city streets, sledding in the park, and costumed characters roaming the streets. Vendors sell themed food throughout the town. Moreover, on Sundays, kids can collect free cookies by embarking on a scavenger hunt. You won’t want to miss the Christmas Lighting Festival!
Not only is the festival in full swing through December in Leavenworth, but you can also enjoy Holiday concerts, tubing, sleighing, dogsled rides, snowmobiling, alpine skiing, snowboarding, nordic skiing, and snowshoeing! The Christmas fun never stops in Leavenworth!
For a more adventurous, romantic Christmas, Seattle’s docks are the place to go! The Christmas Ship Festival has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. Seattle’s Christmas ship is decorated with hundreds of shimmering lights to get you in the festive, holiday mood. Additionally, choirs perform as you sail around picturesque waterfront communities and enjoy the ship’s festivities.
The Christmas Ship Festival has three events to choose from: the family-friendly Christmas ship, the twenty-one-and-up boat, and the onshore events that include bonfires, singing, and more! You won’t want to miss out on this exciting Seattle Christmas tradition.
Perhaps you want a cozier Christmas adventure closer to home. Below are just a few of the awesome events going on in Washington during the Winter season! Find events that are close to you and make a tradition out of attending the events.
Now that you know where to go for Christmas in Washington state, it’s time to start planning! Book your stay at Soap Lake Resort, plan your trip to Leavenworth, book your spot at the Christmas Ship Festival, or find local events near you! It’s time to get excited about the holiday season!