Top 5 Last Minute Labor Day Weekend Getaways

It’s never too late to start planning a summer vacation… until it is. Stop scrambling to find a summer-day-saving destination this Labor Day weekend, and let us do it for you! From hiking Mount Rainier, an active volcano 14 thousand feet above sea level, to lounging in a perfectly heated hot tub on a luxury house boat in the middle of Lake Roosevelt, the key to savoring the rest of your summer lies below.

The Lodge at Stehekin

1 Stehekin Valley Rd, Stehekin, WA 98852

The minute you step out of your cozy Swissmont lodging it’s like you’ve landed on another planet. With views of the pristine Lake Chelan greeting you every morning, it’s hard not to appreciate the majesty the North Cascades National Park has to offer. Explore the lake by kayaking or take in the sights while you fish. Discover the park with the Rainbow Falls Red Bus Tour, through several hiking trails ranging from easy to difficult, backpacking or even horseback riding.  LEARN MORE

 

Bear Mountain Inn

3020 Seven Lakes Drive, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986

Escape the city this Labor Day to the splendors of Bear Mountain State Park. Enjoy an abundance of wildlife like bald eagles, osprey, and white-tailed deer while scaling the many Bear Mountain hikes. The top of the mountain rewards you with vibrant summer views of Bear Mountain and the Hudson River. The Hessian Lake offers kayaking and fishing or you can take a dip in the Bear Mountain Pool. You can even get your shopping done down the road with the Labor Day sales of the Woodbury Commons Outlets. After a fulfilling summer day, cool down with an ice cold beverage and delicious meal at the 1915 Restaurant before retreating to your cozy Bear Mountain accommodations. LEARN MORE

 

The Lodge at Breckenridge

112 Overlook Dr, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Spend your Labor Day in awe of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The Lodge at Breckenridge will immediately have you stunned with the spectacular sights seen from the deck and from the comfort of your room. You can also enjoy the summer mountains through hiking group guided tours, on horseback, or through venturing out on your own with a variety of different trails. Aside from the delightful Traverse Restaurant & Bar located at the Lodge, a quick trip into the quaint Breckenridge town will offer a slew of dining options. LEARN MORE

 

Paradise Inn at Mount Rainier National Park

47009 Paradise Rd E, Ashford, WA 98304

It’s no question Mount Rainier is one of the most overwhelming spectacles in the nation. At 14,410 feet above sea level, this active volcano and its surrounding park have almost 40 different beautiful trails waiting to be explored. Celebrate Labor Day scaling as many hikes as you can, seeing the gorgeous wildflowers while they’re still in bloom, discovering an abundance of wildlife, and learning about Mount Rainier National Park first hand. You won’t be the only one celebrating either! This year marks Paradise Inn’s centennial anniversary. For the past 100 years Paradise Inn has been greeting guests with amazing hospitality and caring service. They don’t plan on stopping now! LEARN MORE

 

Lake Roosevelt Adventures

1250 Marina Dr, Davenport, WA 99122

End your summer with a week of bunking in a luxurious houseboat on the stunning and secluded Lake Roosevelt. Whether your boat comes with an onboard waterslide, a top-deck hot tub, a gas BBQ, or all three and more, the only true way to experience Lake Roosevelt is on a houseboat. When you’re not on your water home you can be exploring the outer area with fishing, bird & wildlife watching, hiking, and hunting. With only a limited amount of houseboats available, we suggest you reach out to Lake Roosevelt Adventures before all of their houseboats are booked! LEARN MORE

 

Bonus Summer Recreation Destinations

 

Fairfield Inn & Suites

11625 Lakeridge Pkwy, Ashland, VA 23005

What better way to keep the thrills of summer alive than a theme park? Fairfield Inn is just a 19-minute drive from an exciting Kings Dominion adventure. The Ashland area is also full of microbreweries and wineries, has a luxurious spa, a cultural arts center, two golf courses, and a Botanical Garden all within a 20-minute drive. After you’ve finished your Labor Day weekend itinerary you can retreat to the warm welcome of the Fairfield Inn & Suites for a relaxing stay in their acclaimed accommodations. LEARN MORE

 

Boating in DC and Boating in Boston

Washington, D.C. Locations | Boston Locations

Perhaps one of the most common last minute summer activities in both the Washington D.C. and Boston metropolitan area, these boathouses will give you and your crew a great day on the waters of your favorite cities. With 7 boathouses in DC and 5 in Boston, one of these locations is bound to have the boating experience you’re looking for. (Weather permitting)

 

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