In the North Cascades, the Mazama Trails are a well-tracked network that wanders across forested slopes, farmland, and rolling hills. While you have to shoulder your gear during the day, it's worth the effort for the night in the Freestone Inn, where you can kick back with wine beside a fire, and settle down to a rib eye steak.
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