Visit Rainier News Release
April 28, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRING MOM MOUNTAINSIDE FOR MOTHER’S DAY
Mt. Rainier, WA.-Bring mom mountainside this Mother’s Day. Whether it’s a wine walk along the streets of a mountainside town, a sky-high brunch, or a leisurely steam train ride through the woods, there are plenty of ways to spoil Mom this Mother’s Day.
Wine, Vintage Trailers and “Junk Fun” in Enumclaw
Sipping, shopping, and antique “junk” appreciation are all encouraged in Enumclaw on Saturday, May 10. Start the day at the Farm and Frills Antique Show and Vintage Trailer Gathering at the Enumclaw Expo Center. Peruse more than 40 antique dealers and artisan booths or check out the 25 vintage trailers on site for “glamping” inspiration. The show is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tickets are just $7. At 5 p.m. Cole Street, in downtown Enumclaw, will be closed so participants can enjoy the city’s 4th annual spring wine walk. Eighteen local businesses will be showcasing 20 different Washington wineries in their stores, among them, Charles Smith, Naches Heights, Foxy Roxy and more. Tickets are $30 and include 10 tasting tickets and a wine glass. For more information, visit www.enumclawchamber.com or call 360-825-7666.
Mother’s Day Weekend at Alta Crystal Resort, Crystal Mountain
Discounted spring rates start at just $199.99 plus tax per night. Stay two nights, and receive a welcome bag of goodies and late checkout on Sunday! Alta Crystal will have a bonfire on Saturday night, complete with s’mores. In-room gourmet meals are available (after all, no cooking for Mom!) or utilize the resort’s charcoal barbecues throughout the grounds. Take a scenic Mt. Rainier Gondola ride at Crystal Mountain Resort. Enjoy Mother’s Day lunch at 6,872′ with Mt. Rainier as the backdrop-or simply enjoy a Saturday lunch on top of the world. The Snorting Elk at Crystal and the Naches Bar & Grill in Greenwater are also open and make great dinner options. Available May 9-10. For information and reservations call 1-800-277-6475 or visit www.altacrystalresort.com.
Crystal Mountain Resort
Take Mom to Crystal Mountain Resort for a scenic ride up the Mt. Rainier Gondola for beautiful views and a fabulous lunch at The Summit House. Perched at 6,872 feet, this restaurant is the highest dining experience in Washington State and the meals are simply superb. Lunch is available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call 360-663-3085 or visit www.crystalmountainresort.com.
Crystal Mountain Hotels is offering a 15 percent discount with promo code: Mom14, and buy one entre, get one free, at the Snorting Elk deli. For more information, visit www.crystalhotels.com.
Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad, Elbe
Enjoy a Mother’s Day Train Ride on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad
It is a beautiful time of year in the foothills of Mount Rainier. Treat Mom to a family day train ride to pristine Mineral Lake. All moms receive a goodie bag upon boarding the train.
Rides are 12:45 and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 11. For reservations and information call 1-888-STEAM-11 or visit www.mrsr.com.
National Park Inn, Longmire, Mt. Rainier
Mother’s Day Buffet at the National Park Inn is always delightful. This year’s menu features roasted chicken breast with artichokes and leeks, hand carved baron of beef, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, fresh asparagus with hollandaise sauce, roasted root vegetables, choices of salads and desserts. Brunch is available Sunday, May 11, between noon and 7 p.m. and reservations are required. For more information call (360) 569-2411 or visit www.mtrainierguestservices.com.
For information on visiting Mt. Rainier, its surrounding communities, and to see which properties are currently offering lodging specials, visit visitrainier.com.
Visit Rainier is a not-for-profit, non-membership destination marketing organization that promotes tourism in the gateway communities around Mt. Rainier.