USA Road Trip Footnotes
Road Trip Itinerary:
Stay: Hotel Five (Seattle) is close to the Space Needle and Monorail; it offers free use of bicycles.
Paradise Lodge (Mount Rainier NP) was built in 1916 and oozes period charm.
Cherry Wood B&B (Yakima Valley; cherrywoodbbandb.com) offers stays in luxury teepees and the chance to soak under the stars in the outdoor bathhouse.
Eat: The 5 Point Café (Seattle) serves good burgers and beer 24 hours a day.
Drink: Head to Silver Lake Winery and Cultura to sample two very different local wines.
Buy: A Seattle City Pass covers access to the main museums, a boat tour on Puget Sound and a trip up the Space Needle.
Stay: The Wallace Inn is suitable for a stopover.
Eat: The Fainting Goat offers tapas and a self-serve wine tasting bar.
Do: Paddle from Coeur d’Alene with ROW Adventures, which offers a range of half- and full-day trips, as well as cycling tours along old railway lines nearby.