Outdoor Adventures

10 Things You Can Do With Your Extra Night

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Blog, Cultural Sites, Local Arts, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Wineries | 0 comments

10 Things You Can Do With Your Extra Night

  Our guests tell us that spending just one or two nights is never enough time. We agree! So, we’re offering a special incentive to extend your stay… DISCOUNTS! From now (10/1/14) through December 18,2014, stay longer and save more: 15% off 2 nights 20% off 3 nights 25% off 4 nights or more….     What can you do with your extra night? 1. Hike to Sol Duc Falls 2. Take the ferry to Victoria, B.C. 3. See Humpback, Orca, and Gray Whales… and sea lions, and dolphins! 4. Bike the Olympic Discovery Trail 5. Get romantic and snuggle by the fire 6. Visit the...

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Olympic National Park featured in Seattle Times

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

Olympic National Park featured in Seattle Times

The Seattle Times recently ran a story highlighting the majesty of Olympic National Park… rain or shine. We couldn’t agree...

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Great day for a sail

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

Great day for a sail

The weather at Domaine Madeleine is perfect for watching a lone sailboat pass by.

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The Heights of Hurricane Hill

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

The Heights of Hurricane Hill

What: Hurricane Hill Hike Length: 3 miles round trip Where: ~ 2 miles from Hurricane Ridge Time to get there: 15 Minutes to Base of Hurricane Ridge, 35 minutes  to Base of Hurricane Hill.   I recently had a chance to do a morning hike up one of our popular trails: Hurricane Hill. Any clear summer day will cause a lineup of cars at least 20 deep by 11 AM – so we recommend guests that are hungry for the amazing experience of the Olympics – Hurricane Ridge and Hurricane h=Hill – opt for our To-Go Breakfasts and head out to the Ridge by 7 or 8 AM. The hike up Hurricane...

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Blue water in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

Blue water in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Our view from Domaine Madeleine its simply stunning most every day, but today was really spectacular. The weather has been absolutely beautiful… mid 70s, clear, nice breeze… We are truly blessed...

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A Night on Hurricane Ridge

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

A Night on Hurricane Ridge

The beautiful, clear night sky we had last night reminded me of last May, when I went up to Hurricane Ridge near midnight to catch the meteor shower that was meant to light up the sky. We brought up blankets and snacks, and of course we were not the only ones to bring telescopes and cameras. The photographer that runs Subsonic Photography joined us on our trip, and was kind enough to send me the photos he took that night. From the Ridge, we could see all the way across the Juan de Fuca to the lights of Victoria. Even with the Canadian city shining in the distance we could clearly see the...

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