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The Best Adult Summer Camp You’ve Never Heard Of: Sleeping Lady Retreat, Leavenworth, Washington

Nestled in 67 forested acres along Leavenworth’s fast-moving Icicle Creek, the Sleeping Lady Retreat sits mercifully beyond the reach of the central city’s Bavarian theme-park requirement. Trade your lederhosen for trail shoes (the retreat neighbors the stunning Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area), a good book (there are no televisions in the eco-minded retreat’s beautifully appointed cabins and rooms), and an appetite (your rate includes breakfast and dinner, prepared with ingredients from the Sleeping Lady’s own organic garden). Oh, and don’t forget your swimsuit: the Sleeping Lady’s enormous outdoor stone soaking tub is always hot and always open.
From $268, includes meals

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Gourmet Supper and a Good Night’s Sleep at the Edge of the World: RimRock Inn, Enterprise, Oregon

When you arrive for dinner at the RimRock Inn, 30 empty miles north of Enterprise, you might think you’ve reached the edge of the world. A hundred yards from the restaurant’s back porch, the earth drops away, plummeting into Joseph Canyon. Farther east, the scorched landscape crinkles into countless coulees before taking a final plunge into Hells Canyon. Such ruggedness is best tempered with a delicate Willamette Valley pinot and a tender steak prepared by chef Otto Nielson. And for breakfast? A sunrise that paints the canyon pink, purple, and orange. Just reserve one of the three tepees along the canyon’s edge.
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A Magic Coastal River Hideaway: Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge, Gold Beach, Oregon
Situated on the Rogue River, seven miles up from where author Zane Grey’s beloved waterway hits the sea, Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge doesn’t just offer a majestic wilderness escape, it insists upon it. From wood-burning fireplaces to plush beds you have to crawl up into, and outdoor soaking tubs with some rooms, no creature comfort has been overlooked at Tu Tu’ Tun—except for TVs. None of the riverview rooms have them. Then again, who needs one when you’ve got a wall of windows framing the fiery drama of every sunrise and sunset and a river outside beckoning, come, take a walk beside me.
From $215

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