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Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass Combination Ticket
"Built for the 1962 World’s Fair the 605-foot tall (184 meters) Space Needle is an integral part of the Seattle skyline and the landmark of the city with over one million visitors making their way to the top each year. Now it’s your turn to experience it for yourself! After redeeming yo take a 41-second elevator ride to the top for a stunning panorama view of the sprawling city cradled between the Puget Sound and rolling hills to the East. The imposing glacier-capped Mt. Rainier will loom large before you while distant views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges retreat towards to the horizon.  Look through high-powered telescopes to catch a closer view of the action or head inside to the rev lunch or dinner to get through the rest of the day.  After feasting on delicious local fare and 360 degree views of the city head down the elevator to Chihuly Garden and Glass just beneath the Space Needle As one of the most prolific glass artists of the 20th century
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3-Hour Seattle City Tour
"Seattle the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest is a vibrant city of dramatic contrast and diverse people - a towering Mt. Rainier and the glistening waters of the puget sound stand in sharp relief to the working class neighborhoods booming tech businesses and gourmet restaurants that fill the town. Exploring Seattle can be an adventure unto itself which is why pairing with an expert knowledgeable guide can be such a good idea. Rather than spending days wandering through neighborhoods trying to understand how the myriad of seemingly disparate parts all fit together this tour will show you the sites and give you the overview necessary to understand the real Seattle. The tour starts with a pick-up at your centrally located Seattle hotel. The vehicle the tour is conducted in is dependent on the size
From $60.00
 
Boeing Factory and Future of Flight Aviation Center Tour from Seattle
"After pickup at your Seattle or Seattle Airport hotel you'll be taken to the famous Boeing Factory in Everett. On the flight line see airplanes in various stages of being outfitted and painted for airline customers around the world. You may also see a Dreamlifter on the field a jumbo 747 cargo plane modified to transport the Dreamliner’s large parts from every corner of the world to Everett for final assembly. In the Future of Flight learning center you’ll use a touch screen computers to digitally design and test your own airplane.On this tour you will see: 787 Dreamliner Factory Production World's largest building Full sized 777 Jet engine exhibit
From $74.00

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier is a great park and well worth a visit. I had been here several times but it was not until my visit in 2010 that I really documented my visit with photos.Mount Rainier National Park...
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Basaic
Jul 09, 2011

the area's "home" mountain

The sight of Mount Rainier from close-up or afar is breathtaking. No visit to the Pacific Northwest is complete without seeing it. Mountains are rarely measured by height alone. Just because a peak is...
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richiecdisc
Nov 05, 2009

in its own special way

A half hour later, I pulled out our camp stove and made up a hot chocolate for my very understanding wife who had sat patiently in the cold, enjoying her admittedly beautiful view. We still had to...
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richiecdisc
Nov 04, 2009

a mirror was soon before me

Finally, after going stir crazy for a few days, a ranger told us that while it remained a fog bowl at Paradise, the big one was very much visible a few hundred feet up. That trail up there was...
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richiecdisc
Nov 04, 2009

my fears were confirmed

As chance would have it, the Pacific Northwest had been pummeled by snow that winter and the unseasonably low spring temperatures allowed for little of it to melt. We should have been forewarned when...
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richiecdisc
Nov 04, 2009

can't see the mountain you came to see

I first saw the majestic peak from Seattle in 1994. It was very early in my hiking life and though I had just come through the Rockies of both the US and Canada, I had never seen such a hauntingly...
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richiecdisc
Nov 04, 2009
 
 
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Not much of a tip...

This really isn't much of a tip. Instead, it's a question: can anyone identivy this animal for me? I saw it while looking out the window of my room at Paradise Inn, but wasn't very sure what it was....
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chewy3326
Mar 22, 2006

Summit of Mt. Rainier

If the weather is working in your favor and you are prepared, you just might make the ascension of this 14,410 ft. mountain. We started several hours before dawn from Camp Muir and made our way to a...
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sswagner
Jan 24, 2005

Climbing Mt. Rainier

Of course, not everyone who visits the park will actually try and adcend the mountain, however I thought it would be good to share the experience since some people would like to try it. First and...
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sswagner
Jan 24, 2005

Up-to-date information on Rainier

http://www.nps.gov/mora/ has the latest information on trail/road/mountain closures. It's important to check this before making any trip to the mountain. There can be closures for any number of...
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lennywoods
Oct 06, 2004

Pausing for a picture

Pausing for a picture in front of Ranier, which has finally emerged from early morning cloud cover. Like most massive mountains, Ranier creates its own weather. It can be a beautiful day below and a...
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goingsolo
Sep 20, 2004

National Park membership

Mt. Rainier is part of the National Park system. To enter the park you'll need to either pay $20 per vehicle or have a National Park annual pass. The pass is only $50 and helps to fund essential...
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lennywoods
Sep 08, 2004

The road not taken

The Mount Fremont trail branches off near frozen lake. At this junction, there is a separate trail, I think it was the Burroughs Mountain trail heading in the other direction and leading to a summit...
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goingsolo
Jul 19, 2004

Frozen Lake

After hiking about a mile and a half along the Mount Fremont Trail, you'll come upon Frozen Lake. Since its summer, the lake is not frozen. But judging by the amount of snow along the banks and the...
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goingsolo
Jul 19, 2004

Top Hotels in Mount Rainier National Park

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68317 Wash. 410 E, , Washington, 98022, United States
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13069 U.S. 12, P.O. Box 488, Packwood, Washington, United States
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104 Main Street, Packwood, Washington, 98361, United States
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Mount Rainier National Park, , Washington, 98398, United States
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Highway 706, 6 Mi East Of Nisqually Entrance, Ashford, Washington, 98304, United States
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Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, 98330, United States
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Top Things to Do in Mount Rainier National Park

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Grove of the Patriarchs

It is exceptionally difficult to find surviving big trees in Washington or Oregon. Historical photographs are plentiful of stands of big trees, which were photographed as they were being cut down to...
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"Perfect Everday in its own Special Way:Mt. Rainier"
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"Basaic Mount Rainier National Park Page"
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"WASHINGTON'S MASSIVE GLACIATED GLORY"
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"Mt. Rainier National Park"
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"Mount Rainier National Park"
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