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14580 NE 145th Street,

Woodinville, WA 98072

(425) 424-3900

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Things to Do Near Willows Lodge

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115+ Wineries and Tasting Rooms Are Only the Beginning

An amazing array of things to do and places to see has flourished alongside the wineries and tasting rooms in Woodinville. In fact, the rural beauty of the area and the roots of the farming community have been here for generations.

Many of the local treasures listed below feature special events all year round. For more information about Washington State activities while you’re here, or for help planning an itinerary that makes the most of your stay with us, please contact our concierge at guestservices@willowslodge.com or call (425) 424-3900.

Winery Tours

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Woodinville Wine Country is all around us, with about 120 wineries and tasting rooms representing every appellation in Washington State.  For more information on planning your wine country tour and tastings, please contact our concierge at guestservices@willowlodge.com.

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  • Butler Seattle
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Local Distilleries

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Local Distilleries

Woodinville's distilleries produce fine spirits that are putting our region on the map for more than wine.

  • Woodinville Whiskey Company
  • Schnapsleiche Spirits
  • J.P. Trodden Distilling
  • GrapeWorks
  • Puget Sound Rum Company
  • Four Leaf Spirits
  • Wildwood Spirits Company
     

There are a number of outstanding craft breweries in the area for you to explore and taste.

  • Sumerian Brewing Company
  • 20 Corners Brewing
  • Dirty Bucket Brewing Company
  • Triplehorn Brewing
  • Black Raven Brewing
  • Metier Brewing Company
  • Hopheads Taproom
  • Good Brewing Company
Sumerian Brewing Co.

Golf Courses

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Golf Course

There are many beautiful and challenging golf courses in the Puget Sound area, as well as several TPC courses nearby.  For more information, please see the links below.  For help with tee times, contact the concierge.

  • Willows Run
  • The Golf Club at Echo Falls
  • The Golf Club at Newcastle
  • The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge

Redmond Town Center is just a few miles away from the lodge and includes specialty shops and restaurants.

Experience over 250 world-class retail brands, including Nordstrom, along with dozens of fine dining establishments at Bellevue Square in the heart of downtown Bellevue.  Also in Bellevue, Lincoln Square and The Shops at the Bravern, home to a high-end collection of shops including Neiman Marcus, Hermes and Gucci.

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  • Redmond Town Center
  • The Shops at the Bravern
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Gardening & Gifts

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Woodinville is home to the original Molbak's, a landmark for garden lovers since 1956, with over a million visitors a year.  Browse the everchanging display of plants in its 16-acre greenhouse and nursery, along with hundreds of alluring gifts for home and garden.

You'll find the world's largest selection of all-natural sea salt at Saltworks - over 100 varieties of premium artisan salts.  Sample an array of products and take home some bath and spa salts or gourmet sea salts for culinary use.

See a century-old cider press in action at Off the Branch Farm. Enjoy fresh-pressed varietal ciders, and shop the 90-year old barn store for apple butter, applesauce, apple chips, Blue Cottage jams, local honey and apple syrup.

Shop 21 Acres, the year-round indoor Farm Market at this community-based demonstration farmstead devoted to sustainable living.  Located in a beautiful rural setting, 21 Acres also offers special events and classes in its Learning Center and Demonstration Kitchen.

Branch Farms

Bike Riding

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Bike Riding

The Burke Gilman Trail, a 26-mile paved trail borders Willows Lodge and runs all the way into Seattle.  The multi-use trail is perfect for a scenic walk, run, or bike ride.  The lodge has complimentary bikes available to check-out through our Guest Services.

Bicycle Tours

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Bicycle Adventures explores the very best of the Pacific Northwest and Seattle by bike.  Ride all the way from the Woodlands of the Cascade Range downhill into Woodinville Wine Country and into the heart of Seattle's waterfront.

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Rafting / Kayaking / Hiking

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Burke Gilman Trail

RAFTING / KAYAKING / HIKING

White river rafting and kayaking are popular on the Skykomish and Sammamish Rivers.  During summer months, paddleboards and kayaks are available for rent through Whats Sup.  The nearby mountains are filled with hiking trails.

Burke Gilman Trail
This scenic 26-mile paved trail borders Willows Lodge and runs all the way into Seattle. The multi-use trail is perfect for a scenic walk, run, or bike ride.  The Lodge has complimentary bikes available to check-out through our Guest Services.

Adventura Aerial Adventure Park (Operations Temporarily Suspended)
Discover your inner ninja and remember how to play. Located next door to us at Redhook, Adventura welcomes adventurers of all skill levels. Its Adventure Park provides thrilling outdoor climbing experiences with a variety of challenging obstacles and traverse activities. Come with friends or plan a team-building activity with colleagues; booking ahead is a good idea.

Hot Air Balloons

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Experience the peace and beauty of the Sammamish River Valley with Let's Go Ballooning as you soar high in the air with scenic views of Mt. Rainier, the Seattle skyline and picturesque Woodinville.

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SUMMER OUTDOOR CONCERTS

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Outdoor Concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle

MUSIC FILLS THE AIR IN A NUMBER OF OUTDOOR CONCERT VENUES THROUGHOUT WOODINVILLE WINE COUNTRY.

The most well-known, Summer Concerts at Chateau Ste. Michelle, has been hosting performances since 1984 though concerts have been cancelled for the 2020 season due to the pandemic.  The Summer Concert Series has provided a stage to some of the best artists in jazz, rock, blues and contemporary music including John Legend, James Taylor, The Beach Boys, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wing & Fire, Diana Krall, Mark Knopfler, Alison Krauss, One Republic and Sarah McLachland, just to name a few.

The Marymoor Park Concert Series is in the heart of King County's most active park.  This natural and scenic environment easily makes the 5,000 capacity outdoor venue the home to one of Seattle's best open-air concert series.

CONCERT SCHEDULE - cancelled for the 2020 season 

Celebrate Woodinville Summer Concerts & Festival is held at Wilmot Gateway Park in downtown Woodinville typically in July and August, but this year's events have been cancelled due to COVID.