7 Day 6 Night Itinerary

Majestic Landscapes of Olympic & Rainier

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Premium lodging, vibrant city life, oceans, rainforests, alpine lakes, high desert landscapes, and majestic mountain ranges make this a truly diverse and beautiful adventure. Our tour of Seattle, the Olympic and Rainier National Parks, and Snoqualmie Pass begins and ends in Portland, Oregon, covering lush mountain ranges and Pacific Ocean beaches and the Cascade Range.

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Day 1:
The Emerald City Jewells
Premium Lodging:  The Motif: Seattle, WA

Our adventure begins in the Emerald City at the Pike Place Market, where visitors have been witnessing the flying fish, fresh flowers and amazing food and hand-crafted treasures since 1907.  We’ll explore Seattle Center for panoramic views of the Puget Sound and the Cascade Range from atop the famous Space Needle before walking through the Chihuly Garden of Glass.  Next, our Limo Liner takes us on a scenic drive of the Seattle area while we learn about the history, culture and iconic landmarks that make this place so special.  The evening is yours to explore downtown and the waterfront.

Day 2:
Seattle Ferry, Hurricane Ridge, Lake Crescent
Premium Lodging:  Lake Quinault Lodge: Quinault, WA

We take the iconic Seattle Ferry across the bay to the Olympic National Park views of Mt. Rainier looming over the city.  Our first stop, the glaciers and alpine walking trails at Hurricane Ridge, where both leisure and active hikes are available or you can stay close and observe the majesty right from the Visitors Center. Our scenic drive begins along the 101, providing up-close views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Lake Crescent, an amazing alpine lake surrounded by Washington’s treasured trees. We then arrive at the Quinault Lodge (built in 1926 and listed on the National Historic Registry), made famous by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during a 1937 fact finding visit. He created the Olympic National 9 months later.  Enjoy the surrounding trails to observe the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Day 3:
Hoh Rainforest, and Wine Pairing Dinner at Ruby Beach
Premium Lodging:  Lake Quinault Lodge: Quinault, WA

Today we visit the lush and unique landscape of the Hoh Rainforest.  The leisure trails, good for all activity levels, introduce visitors to one of the most serene and peaceful destinations on earth.  The star attraction is the amazing trees, predominately Sitka spruce and western hemlock with other conifers and several deciduous species as well. Many are 100s of years old and can reach 250 feet in height and 30 to 60 feet in circumference.  A stroll to the Hall of Mosses is especially unique and makes this temperate Rainforest a must-see when visiting the Pacific Northwest. Next up is Ruby Beach. Completely void of any buildings, telephone wires or human intervention, this is one of the most relaxing places on earth to explore the tides, sea birds, drift wood, monolith rocks and lush foliage.  While we explore the beach, our chef is preparing a wine pairing dinner that we’ll enjoy on the banks of the Pacific Ocean to the sounds of waves crashing on the sand.

Day 4:
Lake Quinault Lodge Relaxation, Temperate Rainforest & Pacific Ocean Beaches
Premium Lodging:  Lake Quinault Lodge: Quinault, WA

Today is built around relaxing and exploring the majestic views of the Olympic National Park and the peaceful life at the Lodge. The Limo Liner will have multiple options for those who want go hiking and exploring.  We will further explore the beaches, wildlife and more of the temperate Rainforest.  For those that want to fish, today is the day.  If you are looking for a day of leisure and scenic beauty, relax on a lakeside chair with a book or enjoy a variety of guided hiking excursions, both leisure and aggressive.

Day 5:
Mt. Rainier National Park, Yakima River & Canyon, Wine Pairing Dinner
Premium Lodging:  Suncadia Mountain Resort: Roslyn, WA

We will rise early and get our start on the three hour scenic drive to Mt. Rainier National Park for a day of exploring the majestic volcano. Lunch is served by our chef at the Paradise Inn with multiple scenic options available.  For those who want to hike at Paradise Inn, there are easy, moderate and difficult trails, depending on your desired activity level and time spent.
Our journey continues to the southeast side of Mt. Rainier and highway 12 with a beautiful scenic drive towards the Yakima Valley and Canyon.  Our chef has prepared a special dinner with Yakima Valley wine parings that we’ll enjoy on the banks of the Yakima River, where eagles, big horn sheep, elk, deer and other wildlife thrive.  Our final leg takes us through Ellensburg Washington and onto Cle Elum. We stay at the Suncadia Mountain Resort, a majestic mountain hideaway with opportunities for spa services, golfing, hiking and scenery.

Day 6:
Suncadia Resort, Snoqualmie Pass, Chateau St. Michelle Winery
Premium Lodging:  Cedarbrook Lodge, Seatac WA

The Limo Liner offers multiple excursions today for hikers who want to explore the Cascade Range lakes and alpine ridges with both leisure and aggressive options.  Golf and spa services are available for those that choose to stay at the resort and the walking trails are beyond beautiful.  Paddle boards, mountain bikes, hot springs and an amazing winery are at your beckon call as you explore our amazing resort.  After lunch, we make our way to Chateau St. Michelle for wine tasting at Washington’s most recognized winery.  We arrive in downtown Seattle with enough time for you to explore the Friday nightlife and absorb the culture that makes the Emerald City so unique.

Day 7:
Y’all Come Back

We will rise early and load luggage for the scenic drive through Snoqualmie Pass into West Seattle.  The chef will have breakfast ready on the Limo Liner which will perfectly compliment the scenery while you are escorted the airport curb for your departure.  Thank you for traveling with Experience Park Tours.

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