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Yes, you can take a bus or driving tour of a beautiful area, but traveling at 2 to 3 miles an hour is the most immersive way of enjoying and appreciating a new place. Here are some wonderful walking destinations along with accompanying tours for people of different interests and activity levels.
Mount Rainier Inn-Based Hiking Tour
This tour with Wildland Trekking dives deep into fantastic Mount Rainier National Park, home to wild rivers, ancient forests, rich wildlife habitat and the most glorious display of mountain wildflowers in the national park system — all with the awesome, 14,410-foot, glacier-clad Mount Rainier towering above. The trip includes hikes to Paradise Meadows, Reflection Lakes, Narada Falls, Sunrise, and a section of the famous Wonderland Trail, which circles the park.
Trip length: 3 days
Daily walking: 3 to 8 miles (difficulty rating: 2/5)
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