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Mt. Rainier Day Trip from Seattle

  • 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
Mt. Rainier Day Trip from Seattle
From US$134.99
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Mt. Rainier Day Trip from Seattle
From US$134.99
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.
What to Expect
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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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel at 8am and returned at 7pm. John stopped at a grocery store on the way so everyone could get snacks or food for lunch. He stopped at Longmire for an informative hike and gave you free time to...More

2  Thank Gayle L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great day teip

We got picked up at 7:20 and dropped off at 6:30 so it was 11 hour tour but fairly easy pace. The weather plays a big role in this tour but I guess you can’t do much about it. We were very lucky with the...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Must Do Trip - awesome scenery

Great day trip with John as our driver and tour guide. From being picked up at our hotel at 7.30am to being dropped back there at 6.30pm, it was a great day. After stopping to pick up others, the bus was full (24 passengers) and...More

3  Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile
Great tour

We were lucky in that the day of our tour it was gorgeous! Our John was very good, provide excellent information on Seattle as we picked up people and during the entire trip. As I mentioned we got lucky that it was a beautiful day...More

2  Thank georgia_8
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile
A Fun Day Out

We visited Mt Rainier last week in a minibus tour. Our driver an guide - John - had plenty to tell us about the places we visited and had many amusing anecdotes to share. The weather reduced the visibility at higher altitudes and there was...More

3  Thank Christopher H
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6 June 2018|
Response from Tloc1986 | Reviewed this property |
The Viator website says it picks people up at downtown Seattle hotels and Sea-Tac airport hotels. When you book the tour you will be given a phone number for a local representative. You can speak to that person regarding... More
5 June 2018|
Response from Tloc1986 | Reviewed this property |
I would say that depends on the kids. There were children on the tour I took. They were about 8 to 12 years old. They seemed to enjoy the experience. There is a two hour drive from downtown Seattle to Mount Rainier. If... More