Mount Rainier National Park – Washington

Mount Rainier National Park was established in 1899 and was the 5th national park in the United States. It is located 60 miles south of Seattle, Washington and can be seen from Seattle’s city center on a clear day. Mount Rainier is an active volcano that last erupted approximately 150 years ago. The peak of…

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Alaska’s Inside Passage

The Northwest Passage officially starts in Pugent Sound in Washington State and extends north through British Columbia and then into the Alaska panhandle. The Alaskan portion of the passageway can be separated into three regions: The Southern Region The Southern Region starts in the port of Ketchikan and is the best known town in the…

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