Glasses of red wine and chocolates

The Best Way To Experience A Wine And Chocolate Crawl

The Red Wine and Chocolate Tour is coming up. If you still haven't finalized your romantic weekend getaway in February, we still have some last minute rooms available (as of this writing, but hurry, we always book up in advance of these weekends). This year, you have two weekends to choose from! It runs Saturday, […]


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Great Resources to Explore Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is so huge you can't possibly see it in a day! But you can be sure you don't miss the most important places in the park by checking out a few good guides first. To make your visit as easy and breezy as possible, we're sharing our favorite resources on exploring the Olympic National Park. […]


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Top 3 Most Romantic Picnic Spots Around Olympic National Park

Every couple who stays with us two or more nights in February gets a free chef-created romantic picnic. We don’t think romance should be limited to just Valentine’s Day or just inside your luxury suite cuddling by the crackling fire… With fantastic freebies and surprise gifts when you stay with us for 2 or more nights […]


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Avoiding Road Conditions To Find Olympic National Park Hidden Gems

There has never been a better time to visit Olympic National Park. Yes, there are new major highway construction projects. But, with some planning and assistance from your innkeeper, you'll enjoy all the Park has to offer with little inconvenience. Here's how: First, know where to look for daily road updates from the Park and from […]


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Video Tour of Olympic National Park


Day Trip Map: Northern Central Peninsula

Explore Olympic National Park with our New Day Trip Printable Maps!

At Domaine Madeleine, we're constantly searching for new ways to make your stay on the scenic Olympic Peninsula even easier. We've received such great feedback for our easy to access Restaurant Recommendations, that we've expanded the printable maps to include recommended Day Trips to explore Olympic National Park and the surrounding areas. Each map focuses on one […]


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Some of the best California Wines are from Washington…?

When you hear the phrase “wine country” you probably think of California. After all, with its Napa and Sonoma valleys, California ranks first in the United States in wine production. But did you know that Washington State ranks second? Washington is often overlooked as a major wine player for a couple of reasons. First, Washington […]


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Quick, Spot The Eagle!

How often do you see bald eagles? Here at Domaine Madeleine sights like this are pretty common. This morning some guests did a little eagle spotting before breakfast, while one of our resident bald eagles preened and sung from their “Fishing Tree Post” just outside the dining room. (Look up in the tall tree along […]


Our Top 10 Nights of Dining Options

When guests check in at Domaine Madeleine, typically between 4 and 6 pm, we innkeepers offer a quick tour of the inn, show the guests their accommodations, and answer any questions they may have. Usually, the first question hungry, travel-weary guests ask is “Can you recommend a nice place for dinner?” Boy, can we. We […]


Sunset through trees

Top 5 Places To View Sunsets at Olympic National Park

If you're like most people, you love sunsets. They bring calm, beauty, and inspiration into our lives. Recently, we added a beautiful salmon sculpture to our grounds (see photos). This was a gift from friends to honor the memory of a past innkeeper named Victor who brought so many amazing gifts to his work here […]