Adventures at Mount Rainier

Mt. Rainier is ideal for adventures at a variety of energy levels. Almost Paradise is the perfect place to begin and end your adventures! Some suggestions are: In-room massage, horseback riding, biking, hiking, back packing, snow shoeing, sledding, fishing, nature watching, photography, mountain climb, rock climb, cross country ski, spa and massage therapy, hot tub, sauna, picnic, steam train ride, and more.

Relaxing adventures!

At Almost Paradise each cabin and guest house has its own private and not-shared special amenities, 24 hours a day, just for you!

  • Almost Paradise Lodging
  • Private hot tub
  • Private sauna (Sunrise Guest House)
  • Private fireplace
  • Private picnic table
  • Private b-b-q
  • Private campfire pit
  • Private forest setting
  • Privacy
  • In-room Massage Therapy
    For our guests' convenience and added comfort, we are pleased to offer in-room massages allowing you to relax with a pampering massage session in the comfort and privacy of your own cabin or guest house. One of the area's premier massage therapists offers three styles of massage:
      Swedish body massage therapy
      Relaxation massage therapy
      Deep tissue massage therapy

    Advance massage appointment is encouraged. Call Almost Paradise Lodging, 360.569.2540, for the massage therapist contact information.

Make your own adventures!

A variety of sports and play gear is available for your hiking, climbing, snow shoeing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, sledding and snow tubing action adventure at Mt. Rainier. Rent or purchase gear, clothing, boots, parkas, tire chains, etc. at:

International Mountain Guides (IMG)
Phone: 360.569.2609

Whittaker Mountaineering
Phone: 800.238.5756

Guided adventures!

Almost Paradise suggests the following guide services for great Mt. Rainier adventures!

EZ Times Guided Trail Rides
Horseback riding
Elbe area
Phone: 360.569.2449

International Mountain Guides (IMG)
Summit Mt. Rainier Climbing school and seminars
Phone: 360.569.2609

Rainier Mountaineering Inc. (RMI)
Phone: 360.569.2227

Easy going adventures!

Loosen tense muscles, reduce stress, rejuvenate your body — treat yourself and/or a companion to a special massage or spa treatment.

Stormking Spa — single or couples massages: 360.569.2964

    Massage therapy
      Aromatherapy Swedish body massage
      Aromatherapy facial massage
      Hot stone massage
    Spa Treatments
      Salt glow body polish
      Seaweed body wrap
      Moroccan body wrap
      Hand and feet treatment
      Therapeutic soaking bath

Treat yourself and your companion to a special dinner out:

Copper Creek Restaurant
Old fashioned dining
Phone: 360.569.2326

Alexander's Restaurant
Casual dining
Phone: 360.569.2323

Surprise your special someone! Have a gift of love delivered to your cabin or guest house.

Dawn's Floral and Gifts
Fresh flowers, gifts, fruit, gourmet baskets
Phone: 360.832.2900

Chug across spectacular bridges, clickety-clack through lush forests on a vintage steam train.

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad
Steam train ride
Phone: 888.783.2611

View Northwest wildlife in their natural habitat. A treasure for wildlife enthusiasts. A park for all seasons. Real. Wild. Life.

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
615-acre park
Home to more than 200 North American animals
Tram ride
Phone: 360.832.6117

Visit Mt. Rainier's unique and talented local artist studios.

Recycled Spirits
Ex-Nihilo (something created out of nothing) Sculpture Park
Phone: 360.569.2280

Ashford Creek Pottery
Pottery studio offering hand thrown porcelain and stoneware
Phone: 360.569.2933

Links to help plan your adventures!

Helpful links to assist you in planning your adventures during your stay at Almost Paradise Lodging, near Mt. Rainier, Ashford, Washington USA.