The Great Wolf Lodge actually is just a few miles south of Olympia in a place called Grand Mound where it's far enough out of the urban area to build something really big at a more reasonable cost. There are plenty of play areas for the kids to explore - think McDonald's play area times 10, with water -- and there are lots of other fun things to do in the 84-degree water. In fact there are 56,000 square feet of water activities, all indoors and shielded nicely from the potentially cold weather outside.
There is nightly Story Time where the kids can come down in their pajamas and have staff read to them. There are various activities - we went to one workshop where a staff member taught the kids how to make a paper wolf. Around Halloween time, they had the various stores on property offering kids goodies as they went trick-or-treating from location to location.
It costs a little extra, but your kids have lots of other options for activities. If you're looking for a way to treat the entire family, the Great Wolf Lodge seems to have been conceived with that in mind. No matter what the age, your kids will all find something fun and exciting to do. In fact, we're betting that your kids will want to make a trip to the Great Wolf Lodge an annual occurrence - until, that is, they're ready for the beach and mojitos.
The Great Wolf Lodge has locations in many parts of the country but the only one in the Pacific Northwest is in Grand Mound just south of Olympic, is for families, pure and simple. While the main centerpiece is the indoor water park, the lodge is much more than that and its structure and design are reminiscent of a wilderness lodge. You'll want to take full advantage of the many activities offered at the lodge.
Since all the activities are indoors, the Great Wolf Lodge is an ideal destination year-round, for families who really want to take a family vacation. While the lodge has normal mid-day check-out and check-in times, your water park ticket is good for all day so you can plan to arrive early and play in the water park until your room is ready, or stay after checkout to play, using changing rooms the lodge provides.
Lurriga Lodge Is A Country Home Situated In A Peaceful, Rural Scenic Setting
Lurriga Lodge is a delightful, family-run bed and breakfast situated just a five-minute walk from the small village of Patrickswell in the central area of County Limerick not far from Shannon Airport. In particular, you can enjoy a delicious mixture of fresh fruit, large choice of cereals and pastries, black and white pudding, toasts, sausages, bacon, scrambled, fried eggs, juices, tea and coffee.
The Limerick City itself is a medieval city, standing where the River Shannon becomes tidal. This village, located only a short drive south, is a beautiful historic place, so don't forget to stop and make a few photos of Adare Manor and the Castle.
With the Shannon River located so conveniently close to Lurriga Lodge, visitors will be able to indulge in a range of activities such as river cruising, angling and even waterskiing.
Owner: Lily Wolfe
Location: Lurriga Lodge Bed and Breakfast, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Phone: +353 (0) 61 355411