Area Attractions and Services

While the main entrance of Mount Rainier is just a few minutes drive from Betsy's Cabins at Mount Rainier, we also have a number of other attractions and fun nearby:

Ashford, Wa:  8 min. - small market with basic essentials, dining, gas, espresso, art studios

​Ashford Dining Options:

National Park Inn, Longmire: 22 min. —

  • historic hotel, year-round restaurant, gift shop, bathrooms!  Several hike options from family-friendly to strenuous!


Paradise Inn and Visitor's Center: 45 min. —

  • historic inn, restaurant (May-Sept), snack bar, gift shop, bathrooms!  Plenty of nature to see from fully-accessible paved trails to strenuous hikes!


Elbe: 15 min. - 


Alder Lake: 20 min - Alder Lake is a great lake for fishing, swimming, and kayaking.  There are kayak rentals available during the summer.

Mineral: 20 min. - Mineral Lake is a great lake for fishing and other recreation.  Boat rentals are available at the Mineral Lake Resort.


Morton: 35 min. — Riffe Lake, fishing, boating, Loggers Jubilee, dining, stores, groceries, gas, services


Eatonville: — 35 min. - dining, espresso, gift shops, stores, groceries, gas, services


Packwood: 35 min. to 1 hr. — Dining, groceries, gift shops, swap meets, gas