Extra time before or after your cruise to experience more of the Seattle area take some time to explore Mount Rainier National Park an active volcano encased in snow and ice. Enjoy a hike to see the local wildlife and spectacular views.
Hobbit Hikes: You'll be hiking in Washington, but it'll feel like an epic adventure through Middle-earth. (Photo of Rockport State Park, by Bob and Barb). I'd love to take this hike, but I'd love to experience "the shire" in New Zealand, too.