Homestead Resort is a charming cluster of condos and studios set up in Lynden, Washington, on a championship 18-hole golf course. It's a two-hour drive from Seattle, 45 minutes from skiing, and just five minutes from the Canadian border. Also nearby: antique shops, bike trails, casinos, and restaurants.
Quaint setting: The resort features luxurious, brightly colored buildings grouped together like a little village.
Championship golf: The resort sits on an 18-hole course.
Take a dip in the indoor and outdoor hot tubs or indoor pool.
Spacious one-bedroom condos: with fully equipped kitchens, granite countertops, and separate dining, sleeping, and lounging areas
Lynden, Washington: Quaint Town with Dutch Heritage Close to Skiing and Canada
The quaint town of Lynden is located about as far northwest as you can go and still be in the United States. It's just five miles from the Canadian border and a 45-minute drive to Vancouver. Lynden has its own charms worth sticking around for, however. The town has a rich Dutch heritage, which is still evident in the many buildings decorated with windmills as well as the Dutch bakeries and restaurants you'll see. For a day trip, head about 15 miles south to the ski town of Bellingham, where you can whizz down the slopes of the Mt. Baker Ski Area near the North Cascades National Park. Across the border in Canada, you'll find casinos and interestingly colored foreign money to play with.
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What You Get
2-night stay for four in a one-bedroom unit
Option 1: $129 for check-in Sunday–Wednesday; not valid for Friday or Saturday stays (up to a $284 value)
Option 2: $159 for check-in Thursday–Saturday; not valid for Monday–Wednesday stays (up to a $284 value)
Policies and Fees
Book by: 1/17/14
Travel window: 12/1/13–4/13/14
Blackout dates: Not valid 12/21/13-1/3/14, 2/14-2/17/2014
Cancellation policy & fees: All cancellations subject to fee up to 50% of Groupon price.
Taxes: 10.7% tax not included
Additional fees: $50 security deposit with credit card required at check-in ($150 for cash)