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From Rainier to Yakima: White Pass Byway, Clear Creek Falls
If you decide to spend a week in the Mount Rainier area, after a few days you’ll probably need an escape to civilization. Maybe your snacks will run low, or you’ll just develop the compelling urge to walk around a Walmart. No matter what the reason, Yakima is only a couple of hours away from Packwood, and as a bonus, you get to drive a scenic road along the way. Aside from my need to stock up on supplies (Packwood has a grocery store, but it’s expensive), I wanted to escape the rain that had plagued the first three days …