7 days in Mount Rainier National Park & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

7 days in Mount Rainier National Park & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

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7 days in Mount Rainier National Park & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

North Cascades National Park
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
North Cascades National Park
— 4 nights
North Cascades National Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier and then trek along Skyline Trail. Keep things going the next day: hike along Paradise Loop and then take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs.

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North Cascades National Park to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs

5
days
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Take a break from the city and head to N Cascades Hwy and Ladder Creek Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Baker Ski Area (in Glacier) and Rainbow Falls (in Stehekin). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Washington Pass and hike along Colonial Creek Campground.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to North Cascades National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Rainbow Falls, Mt Constitution, Mt Baker Ski Area
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Mt Baker Ski Area ©
Mt Baker Ski Area
Washington Pass ©
Washington Pass
Mt Constitution
Mt Constitution