Heidi and Steph have created an absolutely delightful setting to enjoy family time on the Trinity River. We arrived early and our gracious hosts kindly welcomed us and let us hang out on the deck and have lunch while they ensured that our cabin was immaculately clean for our stay. Steph patiently pointed out a fishing hole to our son and Heidi gave us freshly made sticky buns to bake for breakfast (which were delicious).
We are an action family--hiking and moving on our vacations. The Alpenglow cabin, and its beautiful setting, invited us to slow down and simply be with each other: we spent a lazy afternoon sitting by the river watching our children drop with squeals into the water from a rope swing; we saw Canadian Geese fly along the curves of the river; we listened to a fun selection of music while making dinner and couldn't resist running a bath in the large Jacuzzi tub. The views from our upstairs beds were enchanting. In the morning, my husband and son rose early to fish right next to the cabin while I sipped coffee and read in the cool and quiet morning air. We then made breakfast in the well equipped kitchen which we enjoyed on the lovely dining set on the deck. Oh, and I can't forget the joy of our other family member, our dog, who ran off leash on the grass and grounds, blissful in her freedom. This is a very special place inside and out; we will be back soon!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Trinity River cabins ranging from a wonderful restored miner's cabin 30 feet from the water, all the way up to a grand A frame lodge with spectacular views of the river, mountains, trees and sky. We are on prime steelhead/salmon/trout waters. There is year-round fishing, and our winter steelhead season is legendary. You can fish from both locations.We offer sit-on-top kayak lessons and guided river trips as well as lake paddling. We also do guided raft trips on the river and rent rafts for lake use. Our Steel bridge location in Douglas City has a salmon hole and a rope swing for swimmers. We are dog-friendly with friendly dogs. They love it here! ... more less