After our beautiful hiking trip in British Columbia, we stayed at a charming AirB&B in Marrowstone, Washington. Marrowstone is a magical island at the tip-top point of Washington state below Victoria, BC. I am not a fan of camping, so we decided to give glamping a try. The drive in to the site was the worst part of the trip, and it truly scared me. We took a wrong turn because it was dark, and the signs were hard to make out. We ended up getting stuck in an overgrown forest where our car got stuck between the trees! It felt like the beginning of a scary movie, which set the tone of the night for me. Once Mom finally backed out without flipping the car, we finally found the site. It made me growl.
I’m not going to lie; it looked creepy as hell at night. We made our way up to a dark cabin with no lights to make dinner. We couldn’t find a way to turn on the lights, so Mom and her friends used the flashlights and lantern to heat up leftover pho. They made me eat boring kibble on the floor, which was pretty disappointing. I threw up right after I ate because I was feeling car sick. We went back to the site where our glamping tent was waiting. Mom and her friends started a fire, and I was on guard-dog alert because there were too many smells and sounds I didn’t know. I kept hearing sounds and began growling into the dark forest. Mom and her friends seemed to be having a blast drinking beer, but I have seen a lot of scary movies, and I wasn’t about to take chances. I stayed up all night growling. At one point in the night, Mom woke up because there were coyotes howling like crazy outside. I started to bark, and Mom cuddled me to tell me it was going to be okay. The next morning we looked around, and the farm wasn’t scary at all!
Rating for the 9 mile farm AirB&B:
If it were Mom’s choice, she’d say it was 2 paws up because she loved this little place. However, I gave this AirB&B 1 paw up because camping and glamping are far too scary for me. The sounds, smells, and critters give me buttloads of anxiety. If your pup is a guard dog, this may be a bad choice for her. This AirB&B would be the perfect romantic getaway in the woods, and I would highly recommend it for couples. The highlights of the place were the cozy bed, the fun snacks, and the campfire. Mom said it was a great deal too at only $55 USD per night. Here is a link to the property, if you ever decide to venture to Washington: www.airbnb.com/rooms/20710726?location=Marrowstone%2C%20WA%2C%20United%20States&s=lgm3se5c.
Remember to arrive during the day so you don’t make the same mistakes we did!
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