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Incredibly Beautiful. So Worth the Drive.

We drove the loop in 2 days. It took us about 4.5 hours to drive the lower loop and about 7.5... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
jjhunt
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Paducah, Kentucky
Fabulous Drive

The key is no traffic. We headed out, East, on a Friday morning and returned on Sunday morning and... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
DP49
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Edmonds, WA
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Popular scenic section of Route 20.
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We drove the loop in 2 days. It took us about 4.5 hours to drive the lower loop and about 7.5 hours to drive the upper loop. That included stopping for food, a short hike and pictures. Be sure to stop at Deception falls around...More

6  Thank jjhunt
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CascadeLoop, Executive Director at Cascade Loop, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Wowza, that was fast! So glad you had a wonderful time and thank you for the review! Safe travels!

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

The key is no traffic. We headed out, East, on a Friday morning and returned on Sunday morning and had the road basically to ourselves.

1  Thank DP49
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CascadeLoop, Executive Director at Cascade Loop, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

That is awesome! So glad you had a great trip--thanks!

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Reviewed December 15, 2016

It doesn't get much better than this. I have driven the loop for years and its always enjoyable. Make sure you drive the loop in a counter clockwise directions, starting off with US 2. Seems you get a better view of the scenery, especially the...More

4  Thank Kellie G
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CascadeLoop, Executive Director at Cascade Loop, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

So glad you had a great trip! And we agree with you about traveling counter-clockwise!!! Come visit us again soon :) Happy Holidays!

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Reviewed December 8, 2016

I have lived in Washington State almost my entire life, but I had never done the Cascade Highway portion of the loop (I drove on the highway as far as Winthrop before), but it really got beautiful after Winthrop. We came here by car, there...More

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CascadeLoop, Executive Director at Cascade Loop, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Thanks for the review and we are so glad you could make the trip! Happy holidays!

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

I had two full days to get from Port Townsend to Leavenworth and, on the advice of other Tripadivsor members, took Highway 20 - and what a great choice. Fall must be the absolute best time to do this: we had the roads almost to...More

2  Thank lifeintheoldgal
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CascadeLoop, Executive Director at Cascade Loop, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

So glad you had a great trip and please do come again!

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

We were luckily traveling east bound. But the west bound traffic was backed up at least 4 miles. In speaking with a USFS volunteer, he said that was normal for a Sunday. Overall, we hiked lots on the highway 20 side. But the highway 2...More

1  Thank 160briann
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CascadeLoop, Executive Director at Cascade Loop, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

So sorry you experienced traffic delays on your trip and some wayfinding issues on Hwy 2. If you have a moment to contact us at info@cascadeloop.com, we would love to get more specific details about the kinds of signage you felt was missing, and that...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We only did the Northern section which was manageable in a day. Approaching from the west, we passed Rockport State Park and Marblemount without stopping. (We did stop at the home/family-style Marblemount Diner for dinner on the way back. It filled up rather quickly.) By...More

2  Thank Helen C
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CascadeLoop, Executive Director at Cascade Loop, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2016

Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your experience on this leg of the Loop--excellent stuff to note! Come back again for the whole road trip :) PS: we love to see our travelers' photos so feel free to post the on...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2016

The Cascade Loop offers a great view of all the different sights Washington State has to offer. From the maritime impressions of Western Washington to the Cascades Mountains, you can find everything that makes Washington such a special place to visit, or if you're lucky...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

If starting in Yakima go west on Chinook Pass- the views are the best that direction. Also, there are some great places to eat along the way. Prior to coming east on White Pass make sure to swing in to Packwood (slightly out of the...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2016

You really need a lifetime to do the Cascade Loop properly. That is, take every little side road excursion, including fire roads until your car can't cut it anymore or there's no possible way of turning around. You need to get out of your car...More

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You might be lucky in getting in some whale-watching in May whilst in San Juan Island. You will need a full day for this. The Pass should be fine in May, but not certain so keep an eye on the weather nearer the time... More
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While technically you could wing it, I highly recommend making reservations as you never know what kind of community events might be taking place and filling rooms. When possible, make your reservations in advance.
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