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Address: , North Cascades National Park, WA
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Activities: Driving
Description: A scenic highway measuring 132 miles.

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Great scenic drive

We did it in 2 days as we wanted to stop along the way and hike some trails. The highway has a few stop for viewpoints along the way, recommended to stop as they have good picture... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Redmond, Washington
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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We did it in 2 days as we wanted to stop along the way and hike some trails. The highway has a few stop for viewpoints along the way, recommended to stop as they have good picture spots.

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

there is so much to see once you get out of marblemount that you might want to switch drivers at rainy pass and turn around and have the other person drive back down. Like i tell everyone when visiting a national park, you can see alot without getting out of your car but you will not get a very full... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Take the time to see the PacNW World! Amazing views that remind us what beauty really means! Drive the Cascade Loop and see the peaks and valleys of the PacNW!

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

If you are considering a driving trip through the Pacific Northwest, I highly recommend you divert north to see the spectacular North Cascades National Park. Our visit was marked by ungodly heat (100+), so hiking was out of the question. But North Cascades offers some of the easiest beautiful views anywhere: simply drive up, park, walk a few steps, snap... More 

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Reston, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Perhaps one of the most beautiful places on earth. The most fantastic mountains rivers waterfalls and camping. Had no luck fishing though

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had beautiful blue sky when we went in the NP. So blessing! We went at the last week of July 2015. It is a must see! Breathtaking view at Diablo Lake. We enjoyed the stunning view of Diablo Lake at the overlook. The intense turquoise blue/green color of the water is attributed to the surrounding glaciers that grind rocks... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is an amazingly scenic road that I can't say enough about. Great pull outs, amazing views, and a well kept road. Truly stunning - don't miss stopping at the Devils Lake overlook.

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Shelton, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Drive very carefully!!!! The vistas are stunning, around each bend is a breathtaking photographic gem. Stop everywhere, spend the day, travel slow, bring a meal, picnic, walk. This is the most amazing road trip in the contiguous United States. If you love mountains, this is IT.

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Champlain Islands, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I visited the North Cascades for the first time in August. It is a fascinating landscape that links state parks, national forest lands, a national recreation area, a national park and Seattle City Light facilities. I stayed two nights at the Colonial Creek Campground in the National Park and hiked the Rainy Pass loop trail. The campground is well designed... More 

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Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beautiful road into the Cascades. Traveled from east to west, stopped often for hiking and to absorb unbelievable views. Ended the day camping in Concrete but next visit will camp in one of the many campgrounds in the Park.

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