TripAdvisor users have a lot of love for Birch Bay. The website, which aggregates user reviews from vacation sites around the globe, named Birch Bay one of the 14 most affordable vacation destinations in the western United States to visit this fall.TripAdvisor analyzed more than 1,000 two-bedroom vacation homes throughout the western United States. The website estimates Birch Bay has an average weekly rate of $803 for fall
Birch Bay was listed as the fourth most affordable location, behind Mesa, Arizona, Tucson, Arizona and Waldport, Oregon. It was the only location in Washington state to make the list.
The resort community topped its competitors in rental reviews. Users gave the bay 4.9 out of 5, the highest renter satisfaction rate on the list. Visitors consistently praised Birch Bay for its beautiful views of the Cascade Mountains and the Canadian Gulf Islands. It is also listed as an excellent destination for bird watchers, as the National Audubon Society recognizes Birch Bay as one of the 50 most important birding areas in the state.
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