Mount Baker is one of the most visited ski areas in the United States. This impressive mountain, an amazing wonder of nature is the most heavily glaciated of the Cascade Range volcanoes; the volume of snow and ice on Mount Baker, 0.43 cu mi (1.79 km3) is greater than that of all the other Cascades volcanoes. It was written about Mt Baker in 1853: “It is visible from all the water and islands in Puget Sound and from the whole southeastern part of the Gulf of Georgia, and likewise from the eastern division of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. It is for this region a natural and important landmark.”
Prior to to arrive to any place that a tourist is considering visiting, it’s fundamental to know at least some of the most widely recognized places to visit. Despite the fact that it is true that everyone can discover a great thing to do or a great site to visit just by chance, it is very useful to have a list of the best activities and historic sites in a any particular destination, along with the most affordable lodging options.
A vacation rental is the best option for those who find themselves traveling with their families due to the fact it is absolutely more affordable and comfortable too than a hotel room. But if an individual is travelling alone, the home away from home feeling that a vacation rental provides, results in a friendly and overall great experience for any traveller. Mt Baker vacation rentals offer more living space at reasonably priced rates and vacationers can choose their ideal vacation home after comparing different lodging options instead of having just one kind of holiday accommodation to choose from.
Most tourists have said that Mount Baker is an amazing ski area without the high prices so common in ski resorts. Also, it is not as crowded as many other ski centers. Some ski lovers prefer to be in a quiet area. It has a friendly staff, very helpful. This beautiful ski area has deep plentiful sknow. Mt Baker is very close to a beautiful city, Bellingham, and that provides a plus for travellers that want to do more than just skiing.
Some reviewers of this lovely ski area said that it has a goord crowd of locals, which is a thing that gives the place an intimate flavor. For ski lovers, the arm and the elbow on a good powder day. If you don’t know, take an avalanche course and find somebody who does. This is one of the most appreciated things for skiers.
Of course, there is no perfect place and Mount Baker has its downs. For example, some tourists complain about the chairs, too slow for most of them, and a slow food service. Food at Mt Baker consisted of burgers and fries type cafeteria, please, don’t expect too much. But these little drawbacks are not such a important things to opacate this beautiful ski area.
Mt Baker is a very minimalist ski area and that is why some sky lovers prefer to visit it. This is a very stunning and wild area that provides a rustic scent and landscape that it is great for some people. There is not a shopping, no night clubs and there is no spa’s. It is a place for those who love to skiing and skiing only.
Bellingham is a lovely town near Mount Baker, very acclaimed for its small-city flavor. One of the very first places to visit there is Whatcom Falls Park. Tourists will find amazing waterfalls, great playgrounds and picnic areas, perfect jogging pathways, challenging and scenic hiking trails including a very picturesque bridge near the main waterfall. And it has some historical areas to discover, gorgeous trees and underbrush.
For those who love arts there is a place that it is must visit: The Mount Baker Theatre. It is a magnificent lovingly restored 1927 Art Deco theater with seating for 1,500 persons. Although is owned by the City of Bellingham, it is managed by a not-profit organization. People at this great organization have done a beautiful job of restoring it. It is a beautiful theatre offering a good selection for Bellingham entertainment, always a superb variety of plays and musicals.
Deciding where to stay in your vacation can be a little difficult task. Comparing different kinds of accommodations is very helpful to this.
Here you have a great Mt Baker lodging option to investigate:
Mt Baker vacation rental: Our featured Mount Baker vacation house, Cabin #47 is a 3-story, 3-bedroom, 1 3/4-bath log home that blends modern convenience with rustic charm! The 1st floor includes a family room with a freestanding gas fireplace and a laundry room with a full size washer/dryer. The main floor features a fully equipped kitchen, an open living/dining area with a wood burning fireplace, a 3/4 bath, and french doors that access a balcony with mountain views. The 3rd floor includes one bedroom with 1-set of full bunk beds, another bedroom with 1-set of full bunk beds plus an adjoining balcony, and a master bedroom with 1-queen bed, its own private balcony, and 1-full bath. Just outside the main floor is a charcoal BBQ (charcoal not provided) and a private HOT TUB! This vacation property will sleep 6 to 10-persons. For more information about this great vacation cabin in Mt Baker, please take a closer look at property ID# 7919.