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…

Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham.

Exploring Bellingham, Washington: First Stay at Hotel Bellwether

This article originally appeared on WanderWithWonder.com The small city of Bellingham hugs the Washington coastline and nestles up to the craggy, snow-capped Cascade Range.  This bustling college town is only a two-hour drive from Seattle, and a 1.5-hour drive from Vancouver, BC. When the opportunity to have a hosted two-day stay presented itself, I packed up my…

The Marcus Whitman Hotel

Historic Luxury in Walla Walla-The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center

The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center presents a striking silhouette against the Walla Walla, WA skyline. Situated steps away from shopping, dining and wine tasting rooms is it offers a high-end experience for those traveling to Walla Walla for its historic sites, outdoor activities, or my kind of travel experience a winecation. While attending the Travel…