Celebrate Mom at Mt. Rainier

Take Mom to the mountain this Mother’s Day for a memorable day at Washington’s beloved icon.  Discover activities, delicious meals and lodging deals.


Mother’s Day Celebration at Alexander’s Country Inn


Offering a fabulous Mother’s Day meal in a casual and friendly atmosphere, take your Mom to Alexander’s to celebrate.
  • Sunday, May 13th
  • Brunch 10:30am – 2:30pm. Dinner 3:00pm – 8:00pm (View the menu)
  • Pricing: Brunch $12 – $28. Dinner $18 – $28.
Reserve Now: call 800-654-7615, email [email protected] or visit www.alexanderscountryinn.com

Mother’s Day Weekend at Alta Crystal Resort

We’ll have a bonfire on Saturday night, complete with s’mores. We have wonderful in-room gourmet meals available (after all, you don’t want Mom to cook!) or we have charcoal barbecues all throughout the grounds so Dad can barbecue. Take a scenic Mt. Rainier Gondola ride. Enjoy Mother’s Day brunch at 6872′ with Mt. Rainier as your 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 if you’d like to have dinner out.

  • Discounted spring rates start at just $189.99 plus tax per night. Stay 2 nights, and we’ll add a welcome bag of goodies and late checkout on Sunday!
  • Available May 11-13.
  • Treat your mom to a weekend in a gorgeous, renovated fireplace suite – or our romantic Honeymoon Cabin for 2.
Reserve Now: call 1-800-277-6475 or visit www.altacrystalresort.com

Mother’s Day Lunch at Crystal Mountain’s Summit House 

All guests are welcome – young, old and everyone in between. Take Mom for a scenic nine minute ride up the Mt. Rainier Gondola offering beautiful views. The gondola accommodates strollers and wheelchairs. Perched at 6,872 feet, this restaurant is the highest dining experience you will find in Washington State and the meals are simply superb. Make your reservation today for Mom and the whole family, 360-663-3085. 
  •  Sunday, May 13th
  • Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
  • Pricing: Scenic gondola rides are $20 for adults, $15 for youth or seniors, $5 for children 3-10 and 0-2 are free.
  • Lunch entrees range from $12- $20.
Reserve Now: call 360-663-3085 or visit www.crystalmountainresort.com 

Mother’s Day Brunch 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 out on the train that includes a gourmet brunch at pristine Mineral Lake. And to show Mom how special she is, she will receive a fresh flower corsage as she boards the train.
  • Sunday, May 13th
  • Departure times: 11:00am & 3:30pm
  • Fares: Ages 13-61: $46, Senior/Military: $42, Ages 4-12: $36, Children under 4: free
  • We will depart from the Elbe, WA and make a 40-45 minute trip out to Mineral Lake where the brunch will be served. Then reboard the train for a ride back to our departure point in Elbe.
Reserve Now: call 1-888-STEAM-11 or visit www.mrsr.com 

Mother’s Day Buffet at the National Park Inn 

Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of Mount Rainier National Park, the National Park Inn is offering a bountiful Mother’s Day buffet.
The menu features roasted apple stuffed pork loin with a cranberry glaze, hand carved baron of beef, potatoes au gratin, fresh asparagus with hollandaise sauce, wild rice and mushroom pilaf, roasted fresh butternut squash, ambrosia salad, pasta primavera, fresh strawberry shortcake, chocolate mousse and more. (View the menu).
  • Sunday, May 13th
  • Time: 12 noon – 7:30pm
  • Cost: Adults: $19.95; Children (10 & under): $10.95
  • Reservations are required. Call (360) 569-2411.
Reserve Now: call 360-569-241 or visit www.mtrainierguestservices.com

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