With our close proximity to Mount Rainier National Park, our cabins and vacation rentals welcome thousands of guests each year to enjoy hikes and scenic drives through the park. Many guests dream of one day climbing Mount Rainier. If the mountain is calling you, now is the time to start the necessary training to get ready for a climb to the summit. In this recent Visit Rainier blog article we
Located in the gateway community of Elbe, this quaint old-time grocery store is a step back in time. Stop in for an impressive selection of gourmet snacks and beverages, locally sourced artisan gifts, hand-scooped ice cream, premium espresso drinks, and an expertly brewed cup of Stumptown Coffee.
The DeWitt’s, owners of the store, are so passionate about their local history that they researched the original paint code the building was
Sure, we’ve all been there before: you’re all set to go on a family vacation with your pet(s) only to find out that there are little to no pet-friendly activities to do in the area.
What a letdown.
Knowing that you love pets as much as we do, we find it critical to keep you privy to pet-friendly trails around Mt. Rainier. Let’s take a look at three pet-friendly
There is no doubt that Fall is the time for hiking. As you start to make your exploration plans, consider the following five trails in and around Mt. Rainier.
1) The Moraine Trail – Easy | Paradise Area
For reasons we’ve never understood this trail doesn’t get much attention, perhaps because trails with views of Mount Rainier take precedence for first-time visitors. For hikers seeking views of Mount Rainier without
*** The Mount Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum announced on June 7th that it has suspended train passenger service and events through August 3rd due to the impacts on its parent company from the 416 Durango fire. Please visit the Mount Rainier Railroad website for more details. ***
Spring is here and with it comes an opportunity to experience the Mt. Rainier area from the seat of a steam train.
Make the Most of Spring with These May Activities
April and all of its snow and rain showers are starting to fade into the past.
May is on its way, and with its arrival comes a whole bunch of fun events and activities for visitors to the mountain to enjoy. If train rides through the wilderness, waterfall hikes, and a wine walks sound like the perfect way to take in
Moms work hard! They set aside many of the things they love to do—like hiking, traveling, and exploring—in order to make time for their family. This Mother’s Day you can give mom the gift of a lifetime with a trip to Mt. Rainier. The remote mountain area is perfect for frayed nerves. Far away from the hustle and bustle of city life, mom has the opportunity to tune into the
Rainier Independent Film Festival Brings Art to the Mountain
photo: Rainier Independent Film via Facebook
For those who have visited Mt. Rainier, it likely comes as no surprise that the area is home to a renowned annual film festival. With stunning landscapes that transport visitors from the doldrums of their daily life to the vibrant setting of the wilderness landscape, the mountain is the perfect place to hold an
There’s little debate about the beauty one encounters while exploring the Pacific Northwest during the spring months. Some might even say that Mt. Rainier is at its most stunning during the pre-summer months, and visitors from all over the world can find an endless number of activities and areas to explore as winter recedes.
If you are planning a trip to the mountain now that the weather is warming, consider
When Winter descends upon Mt. Rainier, and it is a beautiful sight to see. You can’t imagine what it looks like when sixty+ inches of snow fall in just a couple of days, turning our beloved national park into a winter wonderland. You just have to see it for yourself. The perfect way to experience the winter season is to snowshoe Mt. Rainier.
Whether you are planning a romantic getaway