Whether you’re after snow, a great cup of coffee, a short family hike, a new playground to explore or a great restaurant, there’s so much fun to be had during winter in Western Washington. Don’t let these cold days keep you house-bound. Each of the ideas below feature great coffee, hot food, fresh air and something beautiful to see.
Day trips are wonderful for so many reasons! Less packing, less money (some of these are practically free) and at the end of the day, everyone gets to sleep in their own bed. Grab your family and go have fun!
Cama Beach, Camano Island
Top things to do: Eat at the Cama Beach Cafe (so cute and YUM)• Stop by the Pierre Fauvet Pastry •Get coffee at Camano Island Coffee Roasters •Hike out from Cama Beach, to Cranberry Lake (read more about Cama Beach here)
Top things to do: Grab some Woods coffee and walk along the waterfront •Let your kids play on the playground (right next to Woods Coffee) •Eat at Fairhaven Pizza •Hike the all or part of the Interurban Trail
Deception Pass Area
Take a Ferry to Orcas Island
Top things to do: Hike, bike, picnic or drive your way through Moran State Park •Grab lunch or snacks at the Orcas Food Co-op •Grab coffee and a book at Darvill’s Bookstore and Coffeehouse • Visit Wildflour Bakery
Mount Baker Area:
What are some of your favorite winter day trips?