Featured Historical Resorts and Lodges in Washington
Sleeping Lady's rich past makes it a wonderful destination to experience and explore. The area is steeped in Native American history, originally home to the Yakama and P'squosa tribes in the 1800s to 1900s. Narrow Bottom Canyon, which eventually became home to Sleeping Lady, was known as "Na-sik-elt."
Built in 1934 by a famous Hollywood set designer, Don Beckman, Robin Hood Village is named after the 1938 'Adventures of Robin Hood' movie featuring Errol Flynn. Discovered in 1792, Hood Canal was originally named Hood's Channel. Over the years, the name evolved and the cabins took their name.
"Natapoc" is the Native American-given name for the mountain Natapoc Lodging stands beside on a secluded stretch of the Wenatchee River. Each cabin also boasts a Native American name originating from a local wildflower or tree. Come experience this historic destination on your next Washington vacation!
Some of the cabins at Lochaerie Resort maintain a rustic elegance that has endured for nearly 100 years of service. In the mid-1920's adventurers and trail blazers came to this area for settlement opportunities. Lochaerie provided shelter, a cooked meal and a dry place to lay down for weary travelers!
Dating back to the early 1900s when the resort's then-owner first started charging tourists to camp and picnic at the property, Watson's Harverene is full of history that makes it what it is today. The Watson Homestead was nearly wiped out in 1928 thanks to the raising of Lake Chelan, and you can hear about this and other historical events during...
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As the Columbia River meanders through the gorge, forests of cedars and pines tower up the edges of cliffs and mountains looking down on lakes, hot springs, creeks, and waterfalls splashing into the... more
Tranquil seclusion, vertical cliffs, bubbling volcanoes, and incredible rainforests are just a small sample of Washington's capturing beauty. And of course there is the renowned hiking, rafting,... more