Mount Rainier National Park
The wildflower meadows at Paradise create phenomenal photographs; drive to the highest point possible in your vehicle on the Sunrise Road for an unforgettable vista, including Mount Rainier and Emmons Glacier. Hike the Wonderland Trail, take a guided snowshoe walk or give mountain climbing a try. Weather in the park is quite changeable, so be prepared! For convenience, use the shuttle service the end of June through the beginning of September. Find Discount Hotels near Mount Rainier National Park.
North Cascades National Park Complex
From valleys to peaks, waterfalls to glaciers, North Cascades combines with Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas to create an outdoor lovers’ dream. Rugged climbing opportunities, boat tours of Diablo Lake, walking tours of a working apple orchard and horseback riding trails through the most incredible scenery are just some of the available activities. Find Discount Hotels near North Cascades National Park Complex.
Olympic National Park
Don’t let the park’s almost one million acres intimidate you, and don’t succumb to the temptation to just drive around on Hwy 101! Hikes bring you to beachside tidepools, waterfalls in old-growth forest and panoramic views from Hurricane Ridge. The only question is where to fish, with a selection of thousands of miles of rivers and streams, hundreds of lakes and tens of miles of Pacific Ocean Coast. Three distinct ecosystems offer something for every outdoor enthusiast! Find Discount Hotels near Olympic National Park.
San Juan Island National Historical Park
A blessed combination of an equable climate, rich soil and a sea full of delicacies, San Juan Island has thrived through the years. Visitors ferry over for the day from Victoria, British Columbia or Friday Harbor, Washington to enjoy breathtaking vistas, quiet forests and orca whale sightings. Six miles of shoreline as well as a network of trails are available for you to get out and explore. The bluff trails at American Camp are excellent; watch for some of the 18 varieties of raptors who call this park home. Find Discount Hotels near San Juan Island National Historical Park.
Sun Lakes Dry Falls State Park
Gape in wonderment at a 400-foot high, 3.5 mile stark cliff which was once an enormous waterfall – Dry Falls is amazing! The area is now filled with lakes, an oasis amidst a desert, offering recreational boating, trout fishing and swimming. Wildlife viewing, hiking and mountain biking are all favorites; hit the links at a 9-hole golf course while the kids play a miniature course. Find Discount Hotels near Sun Lakes Dry Falls State Park.
Wild Waves is a combination adventure park and water park, sporting a range of rides from tame to heart pounding, and several just for tykes. I-5 Dive Skycoaster lets you experience what skydiving is like, at an extra charge. Entertaining shows are offered throughout the summer. The Water Park offers a wave pool, tubes for sliding and thrill rides including Riptide. Find Discount Hotels near Wild Waves.