• Whistler

    Family-Friendly Hotels & Rentals in Whistler & Blackcomb

    Allura Direct. Want to enjoy all the comforts of a separate bedrooms, a full kitchen  and a washer and dryer?  Try a vacation rental through Allura Direct, which connects Whistler vacation rentals by owner to families hoping to find a little home-away-from home. More than 400 condos, homes and lodges around Whistler, Blackcomb, Creekside and further. The booking engine even allows you to note whether you need free baby equipment, a pet-friendly rental or a private yard. Sundial Boutique Hotel.  One of my favorite places to sleep in Whistler — I love this little independently owned boutique hotel, from the compact, fully equipped kitchens to the two-bedroom suites. A room with a…

  • Travel Tips

    Military Travel Deals in the Pacific Northwest and BC

    Today is Veterans Day in the US and Remembrance Day in Canada; a good opportunity to highlight ways that active duty personnel and veterans can travel our region for a little less: Active-duty U.S. military personnel save 10% on Amtrak, while VIA Rail Canada offers 25% off fares for Canadian active personnel and veterans. Disabled veterans can benefit from free camping in Washington State Parks through the Washington State Parks Pass Program.  Both disabled veterans and active military on leave can get a special access pass for camping in the Oregon State Parks. Great Wolf Lodge, in Grand Mound, Wash., offers discounts to Armed Forces members, with the word HEROES…

  • Washington State

    Washington State Deals and Savings

    Washington State deals for family trips in Seattle, Bellingham, the Olympic National Forest, the San Juan Islands and more! Bellingham and North Cascades Visitors Bureau: Travel packages Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau: Getaway coupons to use at the beach Port Angeles and Sequim Visitors Bureau: Coupons and discounts San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau: Specials and deals Seattle Southside: Promotions and deals Travel Tacoma: Coupons and savings Visit Leavenworth: Spring specials Washington State Tourism: Deals and packages Wenatchee Valley: Pick your own adventure packages and deals Whidbey Island: Deals and promotions Did I miss one? E-mail me at lora AT cascadiakids.com

  • Oregon

    Oregon Family Deals and Savings

    Oregon deals, coupons and savings for family vacations in Eastern Oregon, Bend, the Oregon Coast, Newport, Mt. Hood, Portland and Southern Oregon. Eastern Oregon Visitors Association: Packages and deals Eugene, Cascades and Coast: Discounts and special offers Mt. Hood Territory: Coupons and deals Newport, Oregon: Special deals and promotions Oregon’s Adventure Coast (Coos Bay, North Bay, Charleston): Lodging specials Oregon Coast Visitors Association: Travel promotions and deals Seaside Chamber of Commerce: Deals and coupons (including kids eat free) Travel Portland: Special offers, coupons and hotel deals Travel Oregon: Seasonal offerings Visit Bend: Hotel and motel deals

  • British Columbia

    British Columbia Deals and Savings

    British Columbia deals for families in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Okanagan, Sea to Sky Country, North Coast and more. Tourism British Columbia: Special offers Tourism Burnaby: Special hotel offers Tourism Chilliwack: Coupons Tourism Comox Valley: Promotions and packages Tourism Penticton: Travel specials Tourism Parksville and Qualicum Beach: Coupons and specials Tourism Tofino: Hotel specials Tourism Victoria: Special offers and deals Tourism Whistler: Last minute deals and vacation packages Have one to suggest? E-mail me at lora AT cascadiakids.com.