6 days in North Cascades National Park & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

6 days in North Cascades National Park & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

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6 days in North Cascades National Park & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

Start: North Cascades National Park
1
North Cascades National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Seattle

3
nights
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Visiting N Cascades Hwy and Rockport State Park will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as North Cascades National Park and Cascadian Farm Organic. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around North Cascades National Park: Cedar Creek Falls (in Mazama) and Glacier (Table Mountain Glacier & Skyline Divide). There's more to do: get great views at Diablo Lake Overlook and see human ingenuity at work at Diablo Dam.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the North Cascades National Park online trip maker .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to North Cascades National Park. In August, daily temperatures in North Cascades National Park can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier, Rockport, Cedar Creek Falls
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North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
Skyline Divide ©
Skyline Divide
Table Mountain Glacier ©
Table Mountain Glacier

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
You've now added Narada Falls to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Skyline Trail, admire the sheer force of Narada Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Ashford Creek Pottery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from North Cascades National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. In August, daily temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Narada Falls ©
Narada Falls
Longmire Museum ©
Longmire Museum

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