Attractions Near Mount Rainier

Almost Paradise Lodging near Ashford, Washington is just minutes from Mt Rainier National Park and is centrally located to many attractions in the Pacific Northwest in Washington State. The following driving times from Almost Paradise are approximate and may vary:

Mt. Rainier National Park: 8 min. to park entrance — Nature at its finest, hiking, back packing, climbing, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, sledding, photography, wildlife, picnic, Longmire, Paradise, Sunrise, Mount Rainier!

Ashford area: 4 to 8 min. — Dining, espresso, gift shops, artist studios, rentals, massage therapy, stores, gas, services

Elbe: 15 min. — Recycled Spirits Sculpture Park, Historic Elbe Kirche, Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad, steam train ride, dinner train, horseback riding, Alder Lake, fishing, boating, dining

Mineral: 20 min. — Mineral Lake, fishing, boating, Smallest Post Office in the US

Morton: 35 min. — Riffe Lake, fishing, boating, Loggers Jubilee, dining, stores, groceries, gas, services

Eatonville: — 35 min. — Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, old time Roxy Theatre, dining, espresso, gift shops, stores, groceries, gas, services

Packwood: 35 min. to 1 hr. — Dining, groceries, gift shops, swap meets, gas

Puyallup: 1¼ hrs. — Western Washington Fair, Daffodil Festival, Puyallup Antique District, multi-services

Tacoma: 1¼ hrs. — Museum of Glass, Chihuly Bridge of Glass, Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, Union Station, Point Defiance Park and Aquarium, Tacoma Dome, Narrows Bridge, Pantages Theater, Emerald Queen Casino, multi-services

Seattle-Tacoma (SEA-TAC) International Airport: 1¾ hrs. Nearest International Airport

Seattle: 2 hrs. — Pike Place Market, Space Needle, Seattle Science Center, Museum of Flight, Convention Center, Experience Music Project, Seattle Waterfront, Woodland Park Zoo, SAFECO Field, Qwest Field, University of Washington, ferry to Vancouver Island, BC, multi-services

Auburn: 1½ hrs. — Emerald Downs Race Track, Auburn Super Mall, multi-services

Olympia: 1½ hrs. — Washington State Capital, Washington State Capital Museum, Yashiro Japanese Gardens, multi-services

Centralia: 1½ hrs. — Centralia Square & Annex Antique Mall, multi-services

Yakima: 1¾ to 2½ hrs. — Eastern Washington Wineries, multi-services

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument: 1¼ to 3¾ hrs. — Windy Ridge, Coldwater Ridge Visitor Center, Johnston Ridge Observatory

Port Angeles: 3½ to 4 hrs. — Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park, Hurricane Ridge, ferry to Vancouver Island, BC, multi-services

Anacortes: 3½ to 4 hrs. — Gateway to the San Juan Islands

West Coast/Pacific Ocean beaches: 3 to 4 hrs. — Salt water fishing, clam digging, kite flying, beach walking

Portland, OR: 3 hrs. — Portland International Airport, multi-services