Fodor's recommends the best weekend getaway ideas near Seattle, WA. Our itineraries include romantic, food and wine, and girl's getaway experiences.
The North Cascades offer bright mountain mornings, lazy afternoons, and wine- and ale-soaked evenings. You'll fall head over lederhosen for the Bavarian-style village of Leavenworth, which, combined with a meander through the sun-drenched Wenatchee wine and orchard country, makes for a perfect escape.View Itinerary
Mt. Rainier—the Cascades' tallest peak—looms to the southeast of the city, just beckoning adventurous types to visit. Families flock to the 14,410-foot mountain year round for skiing, climbing, and hiking. It's no wonder: It's an easy three hour drive away from downtown Seattle.View Itinerary
Our Olympic Peninsula itinerary winds from the Victorian-era Port Townsend along wind-swept beaches and into the temperate rainforest of the Olympic National Park. The far northern half of this region is perfect for lake hikes, beachfront picnics, outdoor cocktails, and other romantic adventures.View Itinerary
San Juan Islands
Comprising 172 islands in northwest Washington, San Juan County offers locavore restaurants, plentiful activities, and charming hotels in one incredible escape. Ferries deliver travelers to relax and rejuvenate on two shining stars: the horseshoe-shaped Orcas Island and the undulating San Juan Island.View Itinerary
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