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Address: Winthrop, WA
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Washington's premier cross-country ski area.

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Nordic skiing

A lovely, large place to Nordic ski. I love the variety of ski trails in the multiple locations. The ski shops in Winthrop are the best. It's nice to go to a Nordic ski shop who... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Cherisol
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely, large place to Nordic ski. I love the variety of ski trails in the multiple locations. The ski shops in Winthrop are the best. It's nice to go to a Nordic ski shop who deal in high-end Nordic ski gear and wear. The Methow Valley is a lovely Nordic ski get-away location.

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Seattle
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular views in the snow! Highly recommend The Freestone Inn for dinner and Sun Mountain Lodge for breakfast. Both have great menus and ambiance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The groomed cross country tracks are the longest in the US. Break out your skis and enjoy the silence.

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Spokane
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This Valley is a gem. The Methow Valley has 3 types of people. Locals, people that live and raise families here. Tourists, people that come to enjoy this area. Third, people that have second homes in the valley. All of them have an affinity for this valley. This valley used to have Orchards and a few Ranches to keep the... More 

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The entire region was beautiful. Hwy 20 was closed, so, we took 2 over Steven's Pass. It was a very long drive from home, but the beauty was a distraction. We explored the towns of Twisp and Winthrop on foot. The shops are very cute. This area is great for snowshoeing, x country skiing, fat biking and backcountry downhill in... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Summer is swimming and biking and hiking and winter is ice skating and cross country skiing. Our you can just hang and shop. If cloudy Puget Sound has you down go find some sun. The drive on highway 20 is one spectacular thing after another.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Enjoyed hiking trails at Sun Mt. Lodge. The weather is much drier than on the western side of the Cascades, so it is a nice getaway.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nothing like hiking in the Methow Valley to feel the change of season! Beautiful trails - perfect way to welcome October.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Winthrop is about as touristy as is possible. There are a few shops with interesting items but if you go to Winthrop to shop, you will be disappointed

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Winter or summer the Methow Valley is filled with beauty. Activities range from fly fishing to rock climbing, back packing to strolling quietly by a river. It boasts the biggest cross country trail system in the US in the winter with the best grooming as well!

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