The small city of Snoqualmie, 25 miles east of Seattle, Washington, has an interesting heritage as a logging town, and today it is a popular tourist destination. Its major attraction is the nearby Snoqualmie Falls, a beautiful waterfall that draws more than a million visitors every year. Other delights that might entice you to choose Snoqualmie hotels for your vacation include scenic trails through the temperate rain forest, a turn-of-the-century historic district, and a renowned railway museum.
Snoqualmie is 35 miles from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and you can complete the journey via rental car, taxi, or pre-arranged limousine service. You might also book a shared-ride shuttle through several private companies, which serve destinations in King County. Don't miss the chance to see the sights of Seattle, such as the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and Pacific Science Center, on your way to or from Snoqualmie. Look into Seattle hotel deals if you want more time to explore the city. When you reach Snoqualmie, make your way to Snoqualmie Falls to admire and photograph the stunning, 268-foot waterfall. The park surrounding the falls includes an observation deck, and a wooded riverside trail offers a different viewpoint and a chance to explore the natural landscape. If you find yourself in awe of the falls' majesty, know that you're not alone— the site is sacred to the Snoqualmie People, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Traditional Cultural Property. Another reason to find Snoqualmie hotel deals is the Northwest Railway Museum, which is housed in the circa-1890 Snoqualmie Depot. Learn about the role of railroads in the evolution of the Pacific Northwest, see vintage railway cars and locomotives, and ride on a heritage railroad while you're here. Rent a car in Snoqualmie and you can see some more of the region's natural treasures, such as Tiger Mountain and Lake Sammamish State Park.
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