Mt. Rainier, WA-The roads are opening and the scenery is spectacular. Treat mom to Mother’s Day at Mt. Rainier and check out these great experiences she’s sure to love!
Farm and Frills Antique Show in Enumclaw
Take Mom shopping May 6- 7 at the Farm and Frills antique show held at the Enumclaw Expo Center. The show features hundreds of antiques, as well as repurposed furniture and decorations. Take a step back in time and check out the vintage trailers on site too. For more information, visit www.farmandfrills.blogpot.com
Experience Washington Wine Country in Enumclaw
Tickets to the Enumclaw Wine Walk would make a great gift for Mom. Saturday, May 14 Cole Street in downtown Enumclaw will be closed to traffic so participants can enjoy the city’s annual spring wine walk. Twenty local businesses will be showcasing twenty different Washington wineries in their stores. Try wines from Naked Winery, Naches Heights Vineyard Carl’s Pond, and more. This year folks can also check out a couple cideries and a brewery offering beverages like Honey Basil Ale, and Basil Mint Cider. Tickets purchased before May 1 are $25 and include 10 tasting tickets and a commemorative wine glass. Wine walk is 5 to 9 p.m. For more information call 360-825-7666 or visit, www.enumclawchamber.com
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN AREA
Alta Crystal Resort, Crystal Mountain
Enjoy some pampering in the woods! Mom would love a weekend at Alta Crystal Resort in a gorgeous, renovated fireplace suite – or the romantic Honeymoon Cabin for two. Alta Crystal Resort offers in-room gourmet meals for purchase (after all, no cooking for Mom!) and charcoal barbecues throughout the grounds. The Naches Bar & Grill in Greenwater is also open for dinner. The resort will also have a bonfire on Saturday, complete with s’mores and beverages. Discounted spring rates start at just $229.99 plus tax per night and include a bottle of champagne. Available May 6-8. For reservations call 1-800-277-6475 or visit, www.altacrystalresort.com.
Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad, Elbe
Treat Mom to a family day riding the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad’s steam train the foothills of Mt. Rainier to pristine Mineral Lake. Trains depart at 10 a.m., 12:45 and 3:30 p.m., departing from the Elbe Depot and making a 40-45 minute trip out to Mineral Lake. Each trip allows time to explore the museum in Mineral. Tickets include a special gift for Mom. For more information call 360-569-7959 or visit, www.mtrainierrailroad.com.
National Park Inn, Longmire, Mt. Rainier
Enjoy a Mother’s Day Buffet at the National Park Inn. In addition to dining surrounded by the spectacular scenery of Mount Rainier National Park, the menu is simply scrumptious. Choices include several savory salads, roast chicken, hand-carved Baron of Beef, grilled asparagus and more. The buffet is Sunday, May 8 from noon-6 p.m. Adult meals are $22.95, and children’s meals (10 & under) are $12.95. Reservations are required. For more information call 360- 569-2411 or visit, www.mtrainierguestservices.com.