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Lake Quinault lodge

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Escape from Seattle: Lake Quinault Lodge

The historic lodge is cozy and close to lots of outdoor fun.

Surrounded by towering trees, mountain views and its sparkling namesake waterway, Lake Quinault Lodge is a rustic retreat you don’t want to miss.

Built in 1926 and located in the Olympic National Forest, the resort is equipped with comfortable rooms and the area is rife with family-friendly hiking and activities. It’s about a three-hour drive from Seattle.

Step outside for an easy walk around the lake, play horseshoes on the large lawn or rent a boat to sail the lake. End your day with a dip in an indoor heated pool. Don’t miss local attractions like nearby waterfalls, historic homesteads and the world’s largest Spruce tree.

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