Paradise Loop, Mount Rainier National Park

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  • September 29, 2017
    Very nice drive. Stop at the visitors centre for a great video. Also such great trails and easy to walk trails. We enjoyed the last day of clear skies  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    Even with the smoke from the wildfires chasing us, this drive was spectacular. Would highly recommend it.  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    On busy days there will be a line of cars waiting to get through the ranger gate shortly after Ashford. If you have a pass get in the far right lane and it will go a lot faster. Paradise is the most p...  more »

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Where to stay in Mount Rainier National Park

You could visit Mount Rainier National Park on a day trip from Seattle, but you'll probably want to stay in or closer to the park to maximize your time there. The park provides three developed campgrounds and one primitive one with nearly 500 individual sites between them. For extra creature comforts, book a room at either the National Park Inn or the larger Paradise Inn. Many park visitors lay their heads in the villages west of the park along National Park Highway. Places such as Jasper, Mineral Lake, and Alder Lake offer a mix of lodges, inns, and bed and breakfasts, almost all of which deliver full views of towering Mount Rainier. You might also find reasonable summer deals on hotels at Crystal Mountain Ski Resort just north of the park, though this is a less convenient option.
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