RV Rental Seattle
With its warm temperate climate, Seattle Washington is an outdoor-lovers paradise—a great place to rent an RV or camper and explore. This seaport city located in the northwest USA is home to about 4 million people in the metro area. Not only is Seattle on the Pacific Ocean, it is near mountains. Mt. Rainier at 14,410 feet is the tallest peak in the Cascade Range located about 60 miles from Seattle. The area is home to Mt. Rainier National Park a great place to Go RVing year around.
Top RV Campgrounds near Seattle
According to Good Sam there are no less than 20 great places to camp out near Seattle. The four highest with 9+ overall scores are:
Issaquah Village RV Park located only 17 miles from Seattle in the charming little town of Issaquah.
Lake Pleasant RV Park situated in a valley setting near many key destinations.
Maple Grove RV Resort sits 15 minutes from Seattle and has a near perfect customer rating.
Gig Harbor RV Resort near many points of interest and recreation areas.
Top Outdoor Activities near Seattle
TripAdvisor has selected the top outdoor things to do in Seattle. While you don’t need a camper rental to experience these, if you are camping close by you surely don’t want to miss these adventures:
Chihuly Garden and Glass beautiful place with several indoor and outdoor galleries featuring glassworks of Seattle’s world-famous Dale Chihuly.
Space Needle recently renovated complex, this iconic tower is a “must see and do” activity!
Pike Place Market an authentic farmers market since 1907. Foodies will love it!
The Museum of Flight as they say, “from the Wright Brothers to Mars”.
Things to Do at Mt. Rainier National Park
Biking – there are no biking trails but you can ride on park roads but not hiking trails. The best time of year for biking is September and early October.
Camping – there are several campgrounds for tent and RV camping. Note RVs and campers (a.k.a. travel trailers) have some maximum length limitations depending on which campground you’re interested in. Information and reservation can be made at Recreation.gov.
Sightseeing – just taking in nature’s beauty or photography is all some people need to be happy. The spring and summer wildflowers are breathtaking!
Hiking – For both day hikers and through hikers, appropriate trails are abundant. Be sure to get permitted for the wilderness backcountry at a ranger station if you go there. You can check Mt. Rainier trail conditions at the NPS website.
There are also kid’s programs (check out these fast facts for kids) and ranger-led activities that you may want to do.
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