Winter in the Mount Rainier region is stunningly beautiful and offers many recreational opportunities for the prepared visitor.
A little bit of pre-planning can help visitors have a fun and safe visit this winter. Visitors can enjoy world-class skiing and snowboarding, on-mountain dining, and scenic gondola rides at Washington state’s biggest ski resort, Crystal Mountain. Or experience a visit to Mount Rainier National Park to discover an exciting winter wonderland. Snowshoe on a volcano, see a frozen waterfall and enjoy a relaxing stay in a historic lodge, cozy cabin, or inn. Download our free travel guides for more information.
Where can you go for the best skiing, snowshoeing, romantic weekend, spa retreat, or the coziest solo adventure at Mount Rainier?
This edition of the Winter Vacation Planner is designed for people traveling without kids. Look for a quiet mountain escape or a thrilling snow-covered adventure. Plan a relaxing spa retreat and book a cabin to curl up by the fire. Download this free winter vacation planner for tips on where to stay, play, and dine around Rainier.
Winter Family Edition
What can you do with kids this winter at Mount Rainier?
Find out in our family edition. We put the spotlight on restaurants with kid menus and trails that are easy on the littles. Wildlife watching at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, playing in the snow at Mount Rainier National Park, or taking a horseback riding tour through a winter wonderland…come play at the most natural playground in the Pacific Northwest.
Why Visit Rainier?
No trip to Washington state is complete without a Mount Rainier experience. Discover a temperate inland rainforest, over 150 waterfalls, summer wildflower hikes, snowshoe treks on a volcano, epic skiing, and snowboarding. The Rainier region offers over 60 inns, cabins, and lodges, a wildlife park, scenic drives, gondola rides, and more.
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