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Summit Location: Seattle

The Annual Lean Coaching Summit will be held at The Motif Seattle. Bring your entire family and enjoy all this beautiful Northwest city has to offer!

The Motif Seattle
1415 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Room Rate: $252  The special room rate has been set aside for a limited number of rooms. To ensure this deeply discounted rate, register for the Summit and reserve your room soon.

RESERVE YOUR ROOM ONLINE
or by phone at 1-855-515-1144.

About Motif Seattle

Motif Seattle, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, is an upscale independent downtown Seattle, WA hotel inspired by the area’s rich fashion scene. Located on Fifth Avenue between Pike and Union Streets, Motif Seattle offers 319 guestrooms and 10 suites with sweeping views of downtown Seattle, the waterfront and the Olympic Mountains. In the center of the city’s energy and culture, Motif Seattle is surrounded by the city’s finest restaurants, shopping, entertainment venues, museums and local attractions. Featuring locally-inspired fashion-forward guest rooms and suites, as well as the urban contemporary Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails – featuring the largest outdoor deck in downtown Seattle.

Nine Great Day Trips Beyond Seattle

The following excerpt comes from Visit Seattle. A wealth of information can be found by visiting their website.

You could spend a lifetime exploring all the beauty and culture surrounding Seattle. But if all you’ve got is a day or two, choose from this sampling of favorite getaways.

Mount Rainier

In the winter, the 14,411-foot peak is a winter wonderland with deep, fluffy snow perfect for cross-country skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowmobiling and snowball fights. Mid-December through March, park rangers offer guided 1.2-mile snowshoe walks through the Paradise area. During the trek, the rangers share information on the area’s plants and animals and how they adapt to the park’s world-record snowfall. Plus Crystal Mountain ski resort — Washington’s largest — is only a short drive away on the northeast side of the mountain. In the summer, adventure seekers climb technical glacier routes to summit the massive mountain.

Bainbridge Island

The view of the Seattle skyline from the ferry is worth the trip alone. The added bonus of strolling around downtown Bainbridge’s galleries, boutiques, coffeehouses and cafes is even more rewarding. Shop in historic Winslow, which features cute little cafes and island shops offering unusual gifts from the Northwest and beyond.

San Juan Islands

These islands are full of opportunity for all types of visitors. Touring the numerous art galleries in Friday Harbor is one option. So is exploring the shops and restaurants on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan islands. Naturalist-guided tours, wildlife spotting, whale watching and world-class sea kayaking are all possibilities, too. Book an evening or two at one of the many warm-and-cozy bed and breakfasts that are widely available throughout the islands.

Snoqualmie Falls

The views from the top and bottom of the 270-foot falls are equally striking. The famed country breakfast at the upscale Salish Lodge & Spa, which overlooks the falls, is a perfect spot to get pampered or grab a gourmet bite. The Northwest Railway Museum gives visitors a peek at a Victorian-era depot and a short train excursion through the Snoqualmie Valley.

Leavenworth

This charming replica of a Bavarian village is a fantastic place to search for unique gifts and eat schnitzel. Leavenworth is also home to more than 5,000 nutcrackers in the Nutcracker Museum. Summer is a great time to hike or camp in the surrounding Cascade Mountains and foothills or take a guided white water rafting trip on the Wenatchee River. Winter is filled with activities such as dogsledding and sleigh rides. Festivals such as the Bavarian Ice Festival in January, Christmas lighting in December and Oktoberfest in the fall.

Victoria, B.C.

Check out a lush wonderland of plant life year-round at the 55-acre Butchart Gardens before heading into the boutiques filled with local designers’ wares on Johnson Street and Trounce Alley. The architecturally magnificent parliament building is worth a photo op, as is a stroll through the James Bay neighborhood, the city’s oldest, to see stunning historic homes. No trip to Victoria would be complete without high tea at the Empress Hotel.

Tacoma

One of the top reasons to visit Tacoma is its glass. Hand-blown glass art has exploded in popularity, and Tacoma’s Museum of Glass pays homage to the craft. Native son Dale Chihuly’s citywide glass installations are best seen through a walking tour offered by the Tacoma Art Museum. There are also well-curated exhibits at the Washington State History Museum. Tacoma’s revitalization makes it a great place for the whole family, too. Kids will love the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

Olympic Peninsula

A few years ago, Forks was just a small town on the northwest corner of the Olympic Peninsula. Then the Twilight craze took foot. Stephenie Meyer’s vampire books based in this town have transformed Forks into a bonafide tourist destination with Twilight tours leading fans in every which direction. There is also so much more to the Olympic Peninsula, including national and state parks, rainforests, lakes, mountains, lavender farms and the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

In 1980, this formidable mountain’s devastating eruption left the region covered in ash and destruction. Visitors can learn about it at the park’s visitor center or just ponder the view at the Johnston Ridge Observatory. It’s also a great place to snowshoe, hike and enjoy the beauty. Plus there’s a whole heaping of family fun at the Great Wolf Lodge in nearby Grand Mound. There’s a water park for kids and a spa for mom and dad.