Best of Northwest Instructions
Text ESCAPES to 33438 to join the voting list.

Vote for your favorite places in Washington State to relax, adventure, and get away. You'll be notified of new categories as they open and be the first to learn the winners. Each vote enters you for a chance to win a getaway from Washington's Playground.

Watch reveal week on KING 5's Evening at 7:30 May 7-11.

Road Trip

Road Trip
VOTE April 9 - 16

Roadside Attraction

Roadside Attraction
VOTE April 10 - 17

Beach

Beach
VOTE April 11 - 18

Road Trip Eats

Road Trip Eats
VOTE April 12 - 19

Short Hike

Short Hike
VOTE April 13 - 20

Resort

Resort
VOTE April 16 - 23

Cabins

Cabins
VOTE April 17 - 24

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast
VOTE April 18 - 25

Luxury Getaway

Luxury Getaway
VOTE April 19 - 26

Campground

Campground
VOTE April 20 - 27

Quirky Place to Stay

Quirky Place to Stay
VOTE April 23 - 30

State Park

State Park
VOTE April 24 - May 1

Destination Restaurant

Destination Restaurant
VOTE April 25 - May 2

Destination Winery

Destination Winery
VOTE April 26 - May 3

Destination Brewery

Destination Brewery
VOTE April 27 - May 4

Getaway Town

Getaway Town
VOTE April 30 - May 7

Festival

Festival
VOTE May 1 - 8

Crazy Collection

Crazy Collection
VOTE May 2 - 9

Adventure

Adventure
VOTE May 3 - 10

Bucket List Experience

Bucket List Experience
VOTE May 4 - 11
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Best Northwest Escapes

Best Northwest EscapeIt's time for Evening's annual Best Northwest Escapes contest!

You get to vote for your favorite places in Washington State to relax, adventure, and get away.

It's an all-new year, and you'll notice, an all-new contest. We've cut categories down drastically and 2018 nominees have been appointed by Team Evening's own panel of lifestyle and travel experts. We have been serving the Pacific Northwest region for over 30 years and have hundreds of years of collective experience. Special congratulations to the 2018 nominees!

Here's how it works:
  • All voting is happening by text this year.
  • Voting starts on Mon 4/9.
  • Sign up to the BNWE voting list by texting ESCAPES to 33438 from your mobile phone and opt in. If you're a list member, we'll text each category to you directly every weekday and you'll be the first to find out the winners in each category.
  • You don't have to sign up to vote. Watch Evening on KING 5 at 7:30 and we'll give you the category keywords every weeknight. If you follow us on Facebook you'll get them there too.
  • Each category is open for 7 days only.
  • You can only vote one time in each category.
  • Each vote will enter you for a chance to win a getaway package to Leavenworth, Wenatchee, or Lake Chelan from Washington's Playground. Each category has a different prize package. They are listed on the individual category pages on this website.
  • If you're a category prize winner we call/text you! You've got to be 18 to win. See all Official Rules.
  • Watch reveal week on KING 5's Evening at 7:30 May 7-11 to see all the winners.
  • If you want early access to the winners, sign up by texting ESCAPES to 33438 from your mobile phone, or follow us on Facebook.


Need to contact us? Email best@king5.com.

Good luck to all the nominees!
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ROAD TRIP

An iconic Washington road trip. Must have grand scenery, lots of stops, eats, and miles of old-fashioned two-lane travel. Need not be an official scenic byway.


VOTING OPENS: April 9 - April 16
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Prize Info
Sleeping Lady Arts Escape
Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort and Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: Snowy Owl Theater Package
  • One night's relaxing accommodations for two
  • Gourmet dinner and hearty breakfast served buffet style in the Kingfisher Restaurant
  • Two tickets to selected Snowy Owl Theater performance

Nominees

Chuckanut Drive
CHUCK
Hood Canal
HOOD
North Cascades
NORTH
Washington Coast
COAST
Coulee Corridor
COULEE
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ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Stuff that makes you stop, look and wonder, "Who did that?" Anything you see along any Washington road that's not a store and that makes you want to slam on the brakes and check it out. Roadside attractions aren't there to sell you anything, they're just there to put a smile on your face.


VOTING OPENS: April 10 - April 17
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Prize Info
Wonderful Wenatchee Getaway
  • 1 night at Coast Wenatchee Hotel.
  • All day cruiser bike rental for 2 rental at Pybus Market.
  • 2 entries into Ohme Gardens.
  • $50 worth of wooden nickels for dining anywhere at Pybus Market.
  • Private tea tasting at Cha Tea

Nominees

Sam Hill Stonehenge
SAM
Sam Hill Stonehenge, Maryhill
Visit the Web site
Granger Dinosaurs
DINO
Granger Dinosaurs, Granger
Visit the Web site
Wild Horses Monument
PONY
Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies, 1-90 at Vantage Bridge
Visit the Web site
Giant Metal Cows
COW
Giant Metal Cows on 101, Olympia
Visit the Web site
Dick and Jane's Spot
SPOT
Dick and Jane's Spot, Ellensburg
Visit the Web site
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Beach

A beach, not a body of water, in Washington. Can be salty or freshwater, must be accessible to the public. Must be a place where you can soak up the sun if the weather's right, and soak up some scenery always.


VOTING OPENS: April 11 - April 18
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Prize Info
Chelan Gourmet Getaway
  • 1-night stay at Campbell's Resort
  • a $75 gift certificate to 18 Brix Restaurant at Karma Vineyards

Nominees

Ruby Beach
RUBY
Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park
Visit the Web site
Teddy Bear Cove
TEDDY
Teddy Bear Cove, Chuckanut Drive
Visit the Web site
Long Beach
WAVE
Long Beach, Long Beach Peninsula
Visit the Web site
Fort Worden Beach
FORT
Fort Worden Beach, Port Townsend
Visit the Web site
Lake Chelan Beach
SAND
Lake Chelan State Park beach, Chelan
Visit the Web site
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Road Trip Eats

The place you always stop on your Washington road trip to fuel up. Not a franchise, must be single location, and be located along a thoroughfare, not tucked away in a town. Also, food must come in a bag, be delicious, and perhaps not good for you.


VOTING OPENS: April 12 - April 19
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Prize Info
Relax at the Ranch Getaway
  • 1-night stay at Pine River Ranch B&B
  • bottle of wine
  • (Good Sun - Thu)

Nominees

Rusty's Drive In
RUSTY
Rusty's Drive In, Cashmere
Visit the Web site
Miner's Drive In
MINER
Miner's Drive In, Yakima
Visit the Web site
Zeke's Drive In
ZEKE
Zeke's Drive In, Gold Bar
Visit the Web site
DK's
DK
DK's, Ephrata
Visit the Web site
Ranch House BBQ
RANCH
Ranch House BBQ and Steakhouse, Olympia
Visit the Web site
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Short Hike

A hike that's between 2 and 5 miles round trip and falls somewhere between a nature trail and The Enchantments on the difficulty level. Must be in Washington.


VOTING OPENS: April 13 - April 20
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Prize Info
Are we in Austria? Escape
  • 1-night stay at Abendblume B&B
  • 4-hour guided Hiking tour for 2 people w/ Bookmark Tours.

Nominees

Rialto Beach
RIALTO
Rialto Beach and Hole-in-the-Wall, Olympic National Park
Visit the Web site
Ebey's Landing
EBEY
Ebey's Landing, Whidbey Island
Visit the Web site
Hall of Mosses Trail
MOSS
Hall of Mosses Trail, Olympic National Park
Visit the Web site
Icicle Gorge
GORGE
Icicle Gorge River Trail, Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
Tipsoo Lake-Naches Peak
TIPSOO
Tipsoo Lake-Naches Peak Loop, Mt. Rainier National Park
Visit the Web site
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Resort

Resorts are large, often luxurious, and offer multiple activities right on site. Resorts must have restaurants, a bar, a spa, a pool, and additional recreational fun on the property. Also must be in a Washington location that offers superlative natural beauty.


VOTING OPENS: April 16 - April 23
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Prize Info
Chill in Chelan Escape
  • A 1-night stay at Chelan Resort Suites from Sage Vacation Rentals
  • a $75 gift certificate to Wapato Point Cellars Wine Makers Grill

Nominees

Alderbrook Resort and Spa
ALDERBROOK
Alderbrook Resort and Spa, Union
Visit the Web site
Campbell's Resort
CAMPBELL
Campbell's Resort on Lake Chelan, Chelan
Visit the Web site
Skamania Lodge
SKAMANIA
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson
Visit the Web site
Sleeping Lady Mountain
SLEEPING
Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
Suncadia Resort
SUNCADIA
Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
Visit the Web site
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Cabins

Cozy cabins are perfect for when you want your own getaway space. Must be in Washington, with the majority of the accommodations consisting of individual structures. Children must be welcome. This is not a category for VRBO cabins or hotels that look like cabins. Nor it is a category for vacation homes.


VOTING OPENS: April 17 - April 24
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Prize Info
Mountain Springs Zipline Getaway
  • One Night Stay
  • Zipline tour for two
  • Dinner for two at Mountain Springs Lodge

Nominees

Iron Springs Resort
IRON
Iron Springs Resort, Copalis Beach
Visit the Web site
Kalaloch Lodge
LODGE
Kalaloch Lodge Cabins, Forks
Visit the Web site
Cama Beach
CAMA
Cama Beach State Park, Camano Island
Visit the Web site
Beach Haven Resort
HAVEN
Beach Haven Resort, Orcas Island
Visit the Web site
Guemes Island
GUEMES
Guemes Island Resort, Guemes Island
Visit the Web site
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Bed & Breakfast

An escape with a personal touch. Bed and Breakfasts are smaller lodging establishments that were once a personal residence, or for personal use, with no more than 10 rooms. Must be in Washington and must serve breakfast. Vacation rental homes, Air B and Bs and VRBOs do not qualify in this category.


VOTING OPENS: April 18 - April 25
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Prize Info
Discover Manson Getaway
  • 1 night at Mountain View Lodge in Manson
  • a $75 gift certificate to North Shore Cafe

Nominees

Cameo Heights Mansion
CAMEO
Cameo Heights Mansion, Touchet
Visit the Web site
George Washington Inn
GEORGE
George Washington Inn and Estate, Port Angeles
Visit the Web site
The Wharfside B & B
WHARFSIDE
The Wharfside Bed and Breakfast, San Juan Island
Visit the Web site
Old Consulate Inn
CONSULATE
Old Consulate Inn, Port Townsend
Visit the Web site
Thornewood Castle
THORNEWOOD
Thornewood Castle, Tacoma
Visit the Web site
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Luxury Getaway

A getaway hotel that offers luxury amenities, and the highest level possible of service. Concierge service and attention to detail are a must, as are the highest quality room furnishings and materials. Must have a spa onsite.


VOTING OPENS: April 19 - April 26
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Prize Info
Haus Sweet Haus Getaway
  • 1 night one room stay at Haus Hanika B&B
  • a 1/2 day wine tour for two w/ Bookmark Tours.

Nominees

Posthotel
POSTHOTEL
Posthotel, Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
Rosario Resort and Spa
ROSARIO
Rosario Resort and Spa, Eastsound
Visit the Web site
Salish Lodge and Spa
SALISH
Salish Lodge and Spa, Snoqualmie
Visit the Web site
Sun Mountain Lodge
SUN
Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop
Visit the Web site
Davenport Hotel
DAVENPORT
The Historic Davenport Hotel, Spokane
Visit the Web site
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Campground

A place in nature to spend the night, or a week, with multiple sites. Can be a county park, state park, national park or private, as long as it's in Washington.


VOTING OPENS: April 20 - April 27
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Prize Info
Leavenworth Spa Getaway
  • 1-hour Swedish massage
  • Robe & slippers from Alpine Spa
  • Overnight stay at Icicle Inn in an executive King room.

Nominees

Kalaloch
KALALOCH
Kalaloch, Forks
Visit the Web site
Dungeness Spit
DUNGENESS
Dungeness Spit Recreation Area, Sequim
Visit the Web site
Steamboat Rock
STEAMBOAT
Steamboat Rock State Park, Electric City
Visit the Web site
Pine Village KOA
PINE
Pine Village KOA, Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
Fort Flagler
FLAGLER
Fort Flagler, Nordland
Visit the Web site
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Quirky Place to Stay

Lodging that is unexpected. Must be multi-unit lodging. VRBOs and Air B and B’s and single units don’t qualify here. Nor do hotels or resorts with multiple regular rooms and one unusual accommodation.


VOTING OPENS: April 23 - April 30
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Prize Info
Mad About Manson Escape
  • 1 night at Mountain View Lodge in Manson
  • $75 gift certificate to Blueberry Hills Farms

Nominees

Treehouse Point
TREEHOUSE
Treehouse Point, Issaquah
Visit the Web site
Notaras Lodge
NOTARAS
Notaras Lodge, Soap Lake
Visit the Web site
Cave B Inn
YURT
Cave B Inn Desert Yurts, Quincy
Visit the Web site
Rolling Huts
ROLLING
Rolling Huts, Winthrop
Visit the Web site
Cherrywood B & B
CHERRYWOOD
Cherrywood Bed and Breakfast and Barn, Zillah
Visit the Web site
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State Park

Any Washington State Park that offers something that bit of something extra, whether it is unique camping options, historic significance, or a worth-a-stop natural wonder.


VOTING OPENS: April 24 - May 1
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Prize Info
Warm Springs Wenatchee Escape
  • 1-night at Warm Springs Inn & Winery
  • A Meal at Chateau Faire le Pont
  • Milepost 111 Brewing Company Gift Certificate ($50)

Nominees

Cape Disappointment
CAPE
Cape Disappointment
Visit the Web site
Lake Chelan
LAKE
Lake Chelan
Visit the Web site
Fort Worden
WORDEN
Fort Worden
Visit the Web site
Deception Pass
PASS
Deception Pass
Visit the Web site
Ginkgo Petrified Forest
GINKGO
Ginkgo Petrified Forest
Visit the Web site
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Destination Restaurant

This is a Washington fine dining restaurant that people will travel long distances for. A destination restaurant offers something besides delicious food: perhaps an iconic view, or a worldwide reputation. This is a restaurant people plan vacations around.


VOTING OPENS: April 25 - May 2
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Prize Info
Mountain Home Lodge Holiday
  • 2-night forest view room including appetizer, wine/beer & full breakfast

Nominees

Canlis
CANLIS
Canlis, Seattle
Visit the Web site
Mana
MANA
Mana, Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
Summit House
SUMMIT
Summit House, Crystal Mountain Resort
Visit the Web site
The Herbfarm
HERB
The Herbfarm, Woodinville
Visit the Web site
The Willows Inn
INN
The Willows Inn, Lummi Island
Visit the Web site
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Destination Winery

Raise a glass to road trips! A destination winery offers unique location, storied history, accommodations, mind blowing scenery or some combination of all of the above. And of course, it's in Washington because who needs Napa?


VOTING OPENS: April 26 - May 3
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Prize Info
Italy on Chelan Package
  • 1-night stay at Windermere Vacation Rentals' Cabana #5
  • a $75 gift certificate to Sorrento’s Ristorante at Tsillan Cellars

Nominees

Cave B Winery
CAVE
Cave B Winery, Quincy
Visit the Web site
Chateau St. Michele
CHATEAU
Chateau St. Michele, Woodinville
Visit the Web site
L'Ecole No. 41
LOWDEN
L'Ecole No. 41, Lowden
Visit the Web site
Maryhill Winery
MARYHILL
Maryhill Winery, Maryhill
Visit the Web site
Nefarious Cellars
NEFARIOUS
Nefarious Cellars, Chelan
Visit the Web site
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Destination Brewery

A Washington brewery that beer pilgrims flock to. It could be because of iconic beer, a fun location, or a combination of both. Must brew onsite, must allow kids, and must serve food.


VOTING OPENS: April 27 - May 4
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Prize Info
Raft then Relax Package
  • Whitewater River Guides - 2-hour rafting trip for 2
  • 1-night stay at Bavarian Lodge

Nominees

Boundary Bay Brewing
BAY
Boundary Bay Brewing, Bellingham
Visit the Web site
Icicle Brewing
ICICLE
Icicle Brewing, Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
No-Li Brewhouse
NOLI
No-Li Brewhouse, Spokane
Visit the Web site
The Pike Brewing Company
PIKE
The Pike Brewing Company, Seattle
Visit the Web site
Wenatchee Valley Brewing
VALLEY
Wenatchee Valley Brewing, Wenatchee
Visit the Web site
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Getaway Town

A Washington town that's a weekend destination for locals and tourists alike. A perfect getaway town offers scenic beauty, a strollable main street, and businesses geared towards tourism.


VOTING OPENS: April 30 - May 7
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Prize Info
Wenatchee Workout Package
  • 1-night at Coast Wenatchee hotel
  • 1-hour climbing at Riverfront Rock Gym for up to 4 people including rentals
  • Couples Massage, Wenatchee Valley Massage Clinic

Nominees

LaConner
LACONNER
Leavenworth
LEAVENWORTH
Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
Winthrop
WINTHROP
Chelan
CHELAN
Long Beach
LONG
Long Beach
Visit the Web site
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Festival

A festival celebrating something that sets that Washington town or region apart from other parts of the state.


VOTING OPENS: May 1 - May 8
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Prize Info
Campbell's in Chelan Getaway
  • 1 night stay at Campbell’s Resort
  • $75 gift certificate to Campbell’s Pub and Veranda

Nominees

Oktoberfest
BEER
Oktoberfest, Leavenworth
Visit the Web site
Tulip Festival
TULIP
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mt. Vernon
Visit the Web site
Lavender Festival
LAVENDER
Sequim Lavender Festival, Sequim
Visit the Web site
Apple Blossom Festival
APPLE
Washington State Apple Blossom Festival, Wenatchee
Visit the Web site
Razor Clam Festival
CLAM
Razor Clam Festival, Long Beach
Visit the Web site
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Crazy Collection

A collection that has the potential to inspire a road trip, some social media boasting, or the utterance "I didn't know this was in Washington!". This is a category for discoveries, oddities and passion projects.


VOTING OPENS: May 2 - May 9
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Prize Info
Life at the Lake Getaway
  • 1 night at Mountain View Lodge in Manson
  • $75 gift certificate to Riverwalk Inn

Nominees

Nutcracker Museum
NUTCRACKER
Nutcracker Museum, Leavenworth
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Marsh's Free Museum
JAKE
Marsh's Free Museum, Long Beach
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Devil-ish Little Things
DEVIL
Devil-ish Little Things Museum, Vancouver
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Agricultural Museum
FARM
Central Washington Agricultural Museum, Union Gap
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Rosary Collection
ROSARY
World's Largest Rosary Collection, Stevenson
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Adventure

An outdoor adventure where the main ingredients are your passion for said activity, and the natural beauty of the great Pacific Northwest.


VOTING OPENS: May 3 - May 10
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Prize Info
Snow Day and Diner Stay
  • Snowmobile Rentals
  • Two (2) full day single snowmobile rentals from Leavenworth Snowmobile Rentals
  • 1 night stay at 59er Diner & Cabins

Nominees

Mountain Biking
BIKE
Mountain Biking through the Snoqualmie Tunnel at Iron Horse State Park
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Cross Country Skiing
SKI
Cross Country Skiing in Mazama
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Rock Climbing
CLIMB
Rock Climbing the Peshastin Pinnacles
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Fly Fishing
FISH
Fly Fishing the Yakima River
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Hiking
WILD
Hiking the Wilderness Coast
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Bucket List Experience

The Washington experience that you dream of checking off your bucket list. It's both an incredible destination, and a one of a kind experience that could only happen here.


VOTING OPENS: May 04 - May 11
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Climb Every Mountain Escape
  • Northwest Climbing School: 1 all day climb in Leavenworth – dates are set. OR ½ day customized climb midweek - winner's choice.
  • 1-night stay at Enzian Inn w/ Breakfast & Alphorn Serenade(!)

Nominees

Rock out at The Gorge
ROCK
Rock out at The Gorge
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Whale Watching
WHALE
Whale Watching, San Juan Islands
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Hot Air Balloon Ride
BALLOON
Hot Air Balloon Ride, Prosser Balloon Rally
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Gondola ride
GONDOLA
Gondola ride at Crystal to a view of Mt. Rainier
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Lady of the Lake cruise
CRUISE
Lady of the Lake cruise up Lake Chelan to Stehekin
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