September Brings Savings for Seniors at Mt. Rainier

September Brings Savings for Seniors at Mt. Rainier

MT. RAINIER, Wash. — Visit Rainier has named September "Senior Savings" month for its visitors, and Northwest Trek, the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad and several lodging properties are discounting their rates up to half off for seniors seeking a fall adventure!

At Northwest Trek a weeks-old moose calf is wowing visitors; and the rutting season is underway. Visitors ages 65 and up receive half-off general admission all month. Seniors will also receive a 10 percent discount in the Forest Café and in the gift shop. For more information:

Climb aboard living history and rediscover America's love affair with trains! The Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad is offering visitors 55 and older 50 percent off already discounted prices at the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad and Museum! Book a round-trip steam train ride and museum visit by calling 888-STEAM-11 or visiting Use the promotional code "visitrainier" to receive the extra savings. This offer is valid on regular excursions weekends departing at 10 a.m. or 3:30 p.m., Sept. 4-27, 2015. Seating is limited, so place advance reservations today to guarantee availability.

Mt. Rainier Area Lodging Specials for Seniors 55 Years and Older

25% Off at Whittaker's Bunkhouse
The Bunkhouse was built in 1912 to house loggers and mill workers in the Ashford Valley; renovated in 1990 by Lou and Ingrid Whittaker. Whittaker's Motel & Historic Bunkhouse offers lodging in 18 cozy rooms with private baths.

25% Off at Silver Skis Chalet – two-night minimum
All condos are fully equipped with kitchen, living room, sleeping for up to eight guests, outdoor gas barbeque grills and a private outdoor heated pool (heated to 98 degrees in the winter). Located at the foot of Crystal Mountain Resort.

25% Off at Alta Crystal Resort
 - midweek only
Alta Crystal Resort offers the only lodging around Mt. Rainier with both a heated pool and hot tub. All rooms have fireplaces, kitchens, WiFi and satellite television. The resort is tucked away in the woods just 1.5 miles outside the Sunrise entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park near Crystal Mountain Resort.

Visit Rainier "Senior Savings" offers will be honored at the above mentioned lodging properties for all senior guests during the month of September, and are subject to availability. New reservations only. One member of the party must be 55 years of age and older. Guests must mention the "Visit Rainier Senior Savings" offer when they make their reservations to redeem the discount. Offer expires on Sept. 30, 2015.


Visit Rainier is a nonprofit, 501c6 organization that continues to be a leader in destination marketing. As a collaborative partner with the National Park Service, the organization offers vital travel information to local, national, and international visitors by promoting tourism to Mt. Rainier National Park and the gateway communities surrounding it.


Julie Johnson
Public Relations
Visit Rainier

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