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Meet a guide at your Seattle hotel, and then travel to Mount Rainier National Park, learning a bit about the local area along the way.

Pause a the Longmire Museum and National Park Inn, and keep your camera out at Christine Falls, which frames one of the classic views of Mount Rainier. Walk up the Nisqually River to stand at the foot of Narada Falls—at 188 feet (57 meters), it towers over Niagara Falls.

The scenic highlight of the day is Paradise, a visitor center that's surrounded by alpine meadows, ideal for spotting wildlife. From here, you have the option to add a snowshoe or sledding trip if conditions allow, or simply take in the gorgeous views from Reflection Lake.

Before returning to Seattle, enter the visitor center to learn the story behind Mount Rainier, and then finish the day with drop-off at your original departure point.
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Mount Rainier
Longmire Museum
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With massive glaciers, powerful waterfalls, and alpine meadows, Mount Rainier National Park is among one of Washington's most spectacular reserves, but it can be hard to get to, especially in heavy traffic. Visiting the active volcano on a guided tour lets you focus on the views while your guide takes on the hassle of driving. Plus your guide knows some of the best stops to make at some of the most beautiful places in the park.
  • Find the very best views in the massive Mount Rainier National Park
  • Multiple stops for exploring, walking, and photography
  • Learn the history behind the active volcano from your guide
  • Traveling with a guide means avoiding the hassle of Seattle driving
  • Option to add snowshoe or sled trip when conditions allow
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Wonderful tour

This tour was really fun, it was a shame we didn't get to see the top of Ranier because of weather issues but all in all a very good tour. It's a very long day, 12 hours, but our driver "Joe" was just wonderful, very...More

Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Awesome experience

Our first day in Seattle was the Mt. Rainier tour with Joel. He is a super guide and attentive to the needs of his riders. His knowledge of the area was priceless. We highly recommend.

Thank Ambassador668194
Reviewed 6 days ago
Fun & interesting trip!

It was a fun trip, we did get a fair bit of rain & it also got cold but we were able to see a lot in the mountains. Remember to carry rain gear & dress for cold too. Clouds cleared up just in time...More

1  Thank ManojSingh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
We loved this tour!!!

This is a very well designed tour. Our guide, John, was great! He was friendly, informative and helpful. After everyone was picked up, we stopped at a Fred Meyer Supermarket for a bathroom stop and a chance to pick up a picnic lunch. He made...More

1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent Tour!!

This tour was well worth the price. Our tour guide, Mark, was very knowledgeable and very friendly! He gave us helpful tips though out the day from best spots for pictures to best way to save money. He kept things lively by making jokes and...More

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Response from Viraf H | Reviewed this property |
Good sneakers should do the job so long as you don't plan on sking and stick to the set trails. Gloves and a thermal jacket always recommended as at times it gets windy.
Dennis W
31 August 2018|
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I would say that the bus fits about 20 people. I thought this was a good number.
Dennis W
31 August 2018|
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Response from Todd T | Reviewed this property |
Radison, it was across from the airport. Although the only reason for that one was because there were other people getting picked up there as well
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