Sunset in Wenatchee, Washington.

Escape to Eastern Washington at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel

The Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel takes in Wenatchee’s impressive setting. Set along the banks of two rivers and surrounded by hills this small town in Eastern Washington offers plenty of year-round recreation from skiing in the winter to river time fun in the summer. After visiting Rattlesnake Hills wine country, I found myself in Wenatchee for two days. While…

View of the Snake River at the Quality Inn & Suites in Clarkston, Idaho.

Quality Inn & Suites in Clarkston, Washington – River Views and Tasty Breakfasts

On my trip to Lewiston, Idaho to see the festive holiday lights at Winter Spirit and visit the Lewis Clark Vally wineries, I stayed at the Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center in Clarkston, Washington. It had been ages since I stayed at a Quality Inn & Suites and to be honest I wasn’t sure what to expect. Located along…

Bridge in the gardens at Village Green Resort.

Village Green Resort – A Garden Getaway in Oregon’s Covered Bridge Capital

While visiting the small town of Cottage Grove to tour Oregon’s covered bridges and wine country, I stayed at the Village Green Resort and Gardens. The hotel features comfortable rooms in a rustic setting with 14 acres of gardens, an outdoor seasonal pool, and an RV Park. Close the I-5 and on Row River Road which leads to one of…

Mother Earth Motor Lodge 60s bubble chairs.

Mother Earth Motor Lodge – Could This Be The Coolest Motel in North Carolina?

I’m betting most travelers have a preconceived notion about roadside motels. One that isn’t usually on the favorable side. On a recent trip to the small town of Kinston, North Carolina, my own opinion was put to the test with a hosted stay at Mother Earth Motor Lodge. Originally called Kinston’s Mid-Town Motor Lodge, it was built in 1963…

The outdoor patio at The Chrysalis Inn & Spa.

Wandering Bellingham, Washington: First Stay at The Chrysalis Inn & Spa

This article originally appeared on WanderWithWonder.com. For my second day wandering Bellingham, Washington I discovered the Historic Fairhaven District with its charming 19th-century architecture and took a stroll on Taylor Boardwalk. I also stayed at another luxury waterfront hotel—The Chrysalis Inn & Spa—which travel journalist Patricia Schultz included in her book 1,000 Places To See Before…