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One can take a radically different vacation each season on the Loop as the changing weather changes the landscape, activities, wildlife and travel conditions. Take a glance at the season in which you plan to travel to ensure that you can truly maximize the activities you love most at that time of year!

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Filmed on the Cascade Loop
When you are surrounded with the kind of beauty we have on the Cascade Loop, its not surprising that movie crews have been coming to the area for years to film movies. Read More >>>>
Top 5 Places to Camp Along the Cascade Loop
Do you enjoy the great outdoors, sleeping under the stars, and huddling around a campfire at night with your loved ones while roasting marshmallows over a hot flame? If you said yes to any of those questions, then it sounds like you’re ready for an adventure! It’s that time of year again when North Central Washington is greeted with beautiful weather and perfect conditions for an amazing camping trip. We’ve compiled a top 5 list of some of the best places along the Cascade Loop to lay your tent and sleeping bag. Read More >>>>
Seattle Space Needle Celebrates 60!
These days you can’t think about the State of Washington without envisioning the iconic Space Needle towering over the Seattle skyline. It was built for the 1962 World’s Fair, for which the theme “The Age of Space” conjured the futuristic flying saucer balanced on three spindly legs in the mind of the fair’s Chief Organizer, Edward E. Carlson. Read More >>>>
Deer Sightings Along the Loop
The best times of year to spot deer is fall through spring, when they tend to forage in orchards and yards (they are fond of black sunflowers from bird feeders). The heat of summer sends them to the higher elevations where it is cool, but you will still see have plenty of opportunity to see them as you drive Stevens and North Cascades passes Read More >>>>
Celebrating Native American Heritage
Since time immemorial, Coast Salish and Columbia Plateau tribes and bands have lived throughout the regions that the Cascade Loop now connects. For thousands of years and up until a few hundred years ago, Native Americans were the only humans living in the area we now call Washington. Two primary cultural groups were geographically divided by the Cascades—the Coast Salish or coastal tribes living west of the mountains, near Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean, and the Plateau tribes living inland, east of the mountains on the Columbia Plateau. Read More >>>>
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