Summer is a wonderful time to stay with us at our Lake Mayfield lakeside estate.
Not only does the beautiful weather make for incredible scenery, boating, watersports and swimming, but there are many events and activities during the summer in the surrounding areas for guests to enjoy.
A very popular event that’s fun for the whole family is the Mossyrock Blueberry Festival, just five minutes from our vacation rental. The event, held August 3-4, 2012, is full of things to do, including games, a classic car show, parade, beer garden, blueberry pie eating contest, and of course, as many blueberries and blueberry products as you can get your hands on!
Boat and Waverunner rentals are available at My Waverunner Rentals to be used on Lake Mayfield, creating endless possibilities for fun.
Chehalis Garlic Festival, held August 24-26, has endless choices of delicious garlicky foods, a craft fair, wine tastings, a beer garden and pony rides for the kids, only 40 minutes from Lake Mayfield.
There are plenty of opportunities to go antiquing in the area, including Centralia Square Antique Mall and the Packwood Flea Market, which is every Friday-Monday.
Train tours, including the Chehalis Centralia Railroad, a scenic ride on a historic steam train. Or there’s the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, the longest continually operating steam train, which departs out of Elbe, Washington.
For the gardening and flower lovers, no trip to Lewis County is complete without a visit to DeGoede Bulb Farms. Tour the lovely gardens and gift shop. Or visit Raintree Nursery’s garden shop to get great deals on plants to take home.
For cyclists, there are plenty of roads and trails to explore. The Lewis County Historical Bike Ride is a 20, 46, 72 or 100 mile bike ride sure to fit all skill levels of cyclists.
Many hiking spots abound nearby our vacation rental, including those at Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens.
The warmer month are a great time for fishing, including fishing for steelhead, tiger muskie, salmon and trout. Did you know Lake Mayfield is one of the only places in Washington State to fish for tiger muskie? It’s quite an adventure!
The Southwest Washington Fair is August 14-19, 2012. There will be concerts, rides, fair food, crafts and more!
This is just a sampling of the many summer events and activities to take part in near Lake Mayfield. Please consider us as your home away from home during your stay.