Mount Rainier National Park Tour
Tour Mt. Rainier National Park, America's fifth-oldest protected park, and home to the greatest single-peak glacial system in the country. This Seattle tour will bring you to the foot of a dormant volcano, where eons of time and tectonic movement have carved out one of the continent's most breathtaking landscapes. Mountain lakes, idyllic waterfalls, and unforgettable views await you on this tour of Mt. Rainier.
Begin your tour of Mt. Rainier National Park by heading south from Seattle to the Nisqually entrance to the park. Continue up a winding and scenic road to the brand new Paradise Jackson Visitor Center.
Depending on the time of year, you'll see an array of mountain wildlife in its natural habitat and Alpine flora blooming into the summer months. Don't forget to bring a jacket, though - even in the summertime, Mt. Ranier is cool and breezy, and there's always some snow on the ground at higher elevations.
Also on your Mt. Rainier tour, experience the placid beauty of Reflection Lake, Christine Falls, the awe-inspiring vistas of the Glacial Moraines, and the romance of Narada Falls. You'll also stop at the Paradise Jackson Visitor Center. There, you'll have an hour lunch break, during which you may be able to choose from a variety of ranger-led interpretive talks about the mountain and its glaciers and wildlife, if time permits. With so many things to see, your guide will take his time, allowing you plenty of opportunities to photograph the incredible panoramas, wildlife, and natural wonders within Mt. Rainier National Park. Join this guided tour to witness firsthand the unparalleled natural beauty of Mt. Rainier.
Please Note: This tour is best for hotel guests, as it does not pick up or drop off at the cruise pier or accommodate luggage. Custom pick-up is provided from select downtown Seattle/SeaTac airport area hotels. Please select your preferred pick-up location above. If you arrive at Pier 66, please select the "Edgewater Hotel" as your preferred pick-up location. If you arrive at Pier 91, please select the "Museum of Pop Culture / Experience Music Project" as your preferred pick-up location. Please note that a taxi (not included) may be required to reach the closest pick-up location from the cruise pier.
There is no pick-up provided from the cruise piers. If you arrive at Pier 66, please select the "Edgewater Hotel" as your preferred pick-up location. If you arrive at Pier 91, please select the "Museum of Pop Culture / Experience Music Project" as your preferred pick-up location. Please note that a taxi (not included) may be required to reach the closest pick-up location from the cruise pier.
This tour does not pick up or drop off at the cruise pier or accommodate luggage. If you do decide to bring luggage, you will be charged $10 US per piece of luggage, due to the driver upon pick up.
Reviewer: Natalie Dickson
This tour was amazing! Joe picked us up from the hotel promptly (between 7:30-7:45am), and made us feel welcome. He is so knowledgeable about everything, and super friendly. He let us stop at a grocery store to grab lunch or any snacks, and we had ample restroom stops. The mountain was breathtaking - we would stop frequently to get out and look at the waterfalls, lakes, and scenery. For lunch we had about 1.5 hours to go explore and hike on our own, which was great! We highly recommend!
Reviewer: Kathleen Bennett
This day trip was great. Van picked us up at the front of our hotel on time. We enjoyed just sitting back and enjoying the scenery. Know that you go to Paradise Visitors Center. In July, there was still snow on the ground!
Reviewer: Jim & Joanne from Florida
This tour was absolutely wonderful. We traveled through Mt. Rainier National Park. The sites were spectacular. We saw Mt. Rainier from different points along with beautiful waterfalls. The morning started out cloudy and once we arrived at Mt. Rainier we had a beautiful blue sunny sky. It was truly a beautiful nature experience. Our guide was very informative and courteous.
Reviewer: S witherspoon
Best pictures ever Best trip The guide Joe was outstanding
Reviewer: Libby Francis
Really enjoyed the trip, but would have preferred more stories about the area instead of the drivers attempts at humor. Plenty of stops and ample time for photos. Scenery was amazing. Saturdays in August are to be avoided because of the overcrowding of the park.