Deep Forest Cabins at Mt. Rainier
Travel Blogs from Ashford
... a water treatment plant on private property but at least it gets us on the backstreets of town.
Went to the supermarket and got some soup for dinner(something more plain after the breakfast for ten) the sun comes out and it is quite hot now and I sit in it for an hour on the deck.We have dinner which is very nice and we watch a bit of telly and settle down for drinks and telly relax ready for our big walk tomorrow.
Tuesday 10th June
Got up nice and early ...
... and so the trees have much longer growing season. We had a great picnic along the calm Ohanapecosh River, enjoying the sun. We then headed to Paradise, the most visited section of the park. It lies right next to the mountain and the Alpine meadows are covered in wild flowers. As it was Friday the long weekend crowds had not yet arrived and we really enjoyed the beauty of the ...
... 100kms away in Pullayup. The Best Western Premier hotel was amazing, again it felt like the Ritz Carlton to all of us after 3 weeks on the road in the RV. They had free cookies and fruit at reception, marble floors, a pool and hot tub, bathtub (joy!), and two huge queen size beds in our room and cable TV plus free wi-fi through the whole hotel.
I never thought we would get Zach, or myself, out of there but somehow Chris managed to convince us that dinner with ...
... Then we stopped for lunch at a lake and the boys fished. After lunch, we headed out again, and we stopped at a truck stop along the way and got the bus washed. After a few more hours, we finally reached our campground! The campground had rodeo bulls and horses inside an electric fence right next door. At the campground, us kids played soccer, catch ...
... Maybe that’s why it’s so quiet?
This morning we took off on the Wonderland Trail. It’s a long trail which covers perhaps a hundred miles of the park. It starts just across the road from our site. It’s all uphill, for sure, but not so steep that we didn’t enjoy the views and the flora. Very few birds or other wildlife were around, however. We had intended to go as far as the next junction, ...
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- Free parking