Top 10 Reasons to Stay with Crystal Mountain Hotels this Summer:

Crystal is an amazing place to vacation in the summer. Breath taking views, countless activities, delicious dining option, and fun for the whole family! We’ve taken the time to list a couple reasons why Crystal Mountain is a great Washington getaway:

1. Alpine Setting

Experience the beauty of your backyard. Get away from those city lights and fumes and take a deep breath of fresh mountain air! Mt Rainier is an unforgetable place to explore some of the states best natural beauty. Meadows, streams, waterfalls and epic mountain views are just a hop and a skip away at Crystal Mountain!

2. Family Time

Crystal Mountain offers fun for everyone in the family. From kids to the elderly, there are activities that everyone will enjoy….Horseback riding, board games in the hotel lobby, disc golf, hiking out of your hotel door and MORE!

3. Hotels that Fit Your Needs

We offer comfortable overnight accomodations at three hotels at the base of Crystal Mountain; the Alpine Inn, the Village Inn, and the Quicksilver Lodge. Whether coming with a family friendly perpective or a romantic getaway in mind, we’ve got what you need. And don’t forget rooms for the furry members of the family, we’re pet friendly!

4. Accessibility

If your home is in Washington or you’re flying in for a visit, Crystal Mountain is accesible for everyone! We are just two hours from Seattle and the SeaTac Airport, our location gives you the proximity you desire to make the most of your time while on vacation! Just six miles from the NE entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, 45 minutes to Sunrise Visitors Center, and an hour and 15 minutes to Paradise.

5. Activities Galore

Whether your interest include lesiurly wild flower viewing, hiking to mountain lakes or gnarly down hill mountain biking, Crystal Mountain has an activity to suit your fancy. Check out our activities page for ideas on how to best enjoy your time!

6. Availability and Convenience

We make planning your getaway easy! Stay with Crystal Mountain Hotels and you will benefit from more availability and no minimum night stay requirements. If you want to really receive a bang for your buck, check out our Summer Escape Packages for two or a family! Our summer rates start at $85 per night + tax.

7. Food for Thought

Northwest Cuisine that will knock you socks off. Check out the Alpine Inn Restaurant , open 7 days a week, for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. You will not be disappointed. And don’t forget to stop in at the world famous Snorting Elk Cellar for a signature Elk Frost after your afternoon activities!

8. Wild flowers and wild life

With all of the stunning views that Crystal Mountain offers, the wild life and flora are unforgettable. With a wide variety of wildflowers blooming and giant Douglas Firs above, our plant life is amazing. You will notice all kinds of wildlife, including Elk, Hummingbirds, Stellar Jays, Marmots and even Black Bear!

9. The only Gondola in Washington

Crystal Mountain Resort hosts the only Gondola in the state of Washington! The Mount Rainier Gondola offers breath taking views of Mount Rainier and the surrounding Cascades. Visit the Summit for wildflower viewing, mountain gazing, and a gourmet meal to eat!

10. Friendly, Family Style Service with a Smile

Our family owned operation offers authentic, quality service in every area of our operation. From the front desk to your meal at the Alpine Inn to your housekeeping service, we strive to make your stay as pleasent and enjoyable as we are able!