ADVENTURES IN OUR AMERICAN DREAM travel blog

Mount Rainier a long way in the distance..

We saw a lot of these "Mask Up" signs..

We drove through some cool towns on the way..

Loved this mural..

We stayed in the town of Ashford about 6 miles from Rainier...

We loved the Copper Creek Restaurant in Ashford..

We stayed at the Mountain Meadows B&B..

My favorite place was the huge porch...

Looking the other way...

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Our room...

Our cool bath...

The kitchen was set up with treats..

Our shelf in the fridge...

More for us in baskets...

Nice dining area.

TV area too...

Beautiful outdoor area for relaxing..

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The next morning we spent the day in the park..

Some of the trees look like the ones in the rain forest..

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It was an incredible drive with glacier streams...

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I will be adding the pictures of views as we drive...awesome!

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We made a lot of stops for more awesome views.

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We saw a lot of beautiful waterfalls..

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Love the pool of water in the middle ...

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Back on the road with the changing views..

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Wowser view..

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Wowser wildflowers...

Another beautiful waterfall...

More wildflowers for miles..

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Reflection Lake was fabulous...

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Driving back a different way to the B&B..

More incredible views in this part of the park..

Zoom of the glaciers on the top...

A waterfall in the bottom of the picture..

Zoom of the waterfall...

It was a WOWSER drive for sure...:-)

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Last one..We didn't see any bears, maybe next time...:-)


We are in Ashford, Washington staying at the Mountain Meadows B&B. We are here to visit Mount Rainier, National Park. Since we have parked our RV in one place until this awful virus is over, we have been doing a lot of mini-trips in our car. We have been all over the state of Washington, somehow we missed visiting this National Park on all our previous travels. :)

We only had a couple of days, the first day was mostly driving to Ashford and getting set up. The next day we spent the whole day driving through the beautiful park. I am pasting information about Mount Rainer below copied from Wikipedia for your information. I have added a lot of pictures and hope you enjoy them. Check back later for more from Washington.

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Mount Rainier National Park is an American national park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state.[3] The park was established on March 2, 1899, as the fifth national park in the United States, preserving 236,381 acres (369.3 sq mi; 956.6 km2)[1] including all of Mount Rainier, a 14,411-foot (4,392 m) stratovolcano.[4] The mountain rises abruptly from the surrounding land with elevations in the park ranging from 1,600 feet to over 14,000 feet (490–4,300 m). The highest point in the Cascade Range, Mount Rainier is surrounded by valleys, waterfalls, subalpine meadows, and 91,000 acres (142.2 sq mi; 368.3 km2) of old-growth forest.[5] More than 25 glaciers descend the flanks of the volcano, which is often shrouded in clouds that dump enormous amounts of rain and snow.

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