Best Summer Lake Vacation Spots in North America
»Washington State – Lakedale Resort
Best Summer Lake Vacation Spots in North America. Voted in the top 20 Nation wide, this well deserved honor goes to Lakedale Resort. Offering a perfect blend of outdoor camping and resort luxury, Lakedale Resort is a one-of-a-kind experience on the scenic island of San Juan in Washington. Nestled on the banks of Three Lakes surrounded by acres of pristine forest, this charming resort is accessible by ferry or floatplane from Seattle, and promises an unforgettable getaway. The resort features a variety of accommodation options, ranging from a modern hotel with deluxe facilities, cozy log cabins for a real wilderness experience and chic canvas camping cabins for a unique ‘glamping’-style stay. Amenities include comfortable décor, log fireplaces in the cabins, crisp linen, lovely en-suite bathrooms and beautiful lake and forest views. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of outdoor fun, including swimming, fishing, and canoeing on one of the three tranquil lakes, or can head further afield for other adventures such as sea kayaking, whale watching, salt-water fishing, wine tasting, and local artisan tours around the island. Cabins start at $179 per night in the summer (website)
On 82-acres, this San Juan Island resort, Lakedale, has three spring-fed water lakes. Mature fir trees cover the property. Grass areas are perfect for picnicking and volley ball. Lakedale Resort is an ideal San Juan Island vacation. This island resort is nestled between Roche Harbor and Friday Harbor. So convenient.
- Three lakes on 82 gorgeous acres
- Outdoor fire ring with a grill and a picnic table
- Conveniently located between Roche Harbor and Friday Harbor
- Secluded waterfront campsites
- Log Cabins
- Splendid hotel rooms
San Juan Island’s best Resort features a variety of accommodation options. In the main resort lodge there are 10 northwest styled hotel rooms. Guests staying in the hotel receive a complimentary breakfast. There are also individual Log Cabins (pet friendly). Other options are a 3-bedroom home called the Lakehouse, and a 1978 Excella Airstream trailer.
Canvas cabins with comfy beds,which are called ‘Glamping’ are available from May 1 through September 30. There are 16 glamp sites. Lakedale Resort’s canvas cabins were featured in Sunset Magazine’s glamping issue. The article noted that “Lakedale blends just the right amount of outdoor camping with a resort-like ambiance.”