Go Beyond the Day Trip | Stay Crystal - Visit Rainier
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Go Beyond the Day Trip | Stay Crystal

In the summer, Washington’s largest ski area makes a perfect playground.

Each summer tens of thousands of visitors use Crystal Mountain as a base camp for a myriad of activities. There’s so much to see and do you’ll need to stay a few nights. 

Wildflowers, hiking the nature trails, scenic gondola rides, dining, horseback riding, epic disc-golf and that’s all at Crystal Mountain! Nearby Sunrise at Mount Rainier National Park offers additional opportunities for scenic drives and ranger-led hikes through world-class scenery. 

A summer playground.  Take a scenic ride on the Mt. Rainier Gondola to 6872’.  Dine at the Summit House, Washington’s highest restaurant.   Daily horseback rides, two disc golf courses and 35 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails just add to your summer adventure.   

Next to Mt. Rainier National Park. Crystal Mountain is your base for exploring this incredible Park.  Visit Sunrise, the Park’s highest drivable point. Take photos of wildflowers at Tipsoo Lake.  Marvel at 1000-year-old trees in the Ohanapecosh area.  

Spend the nightThere’s so much to choose from. Crystal Mountain offers cozy hotels, charming condominiums and suites, nearby resort and cabins.  And summer lodging specials leave money in your pocket for shopping, dining, and other activities. For a complete list of hotels, resorts, cabins, and condos near Crystal Mountain and Mount Rainier National Park click here.

Click the links below to download your free summer travel guides and begin planning your next vacation today! 

Summer Vacation Planner Summer Vacation Planner FAMILY Edition