Trip report #8 – The Cascade Loop Highway

After knocking around the Seattle area for more than a week, Scott and I decided it would be fun to broaden my admittedly narrow view of Washington state. We packed a bag, threw it in the truck and headed north on I-5. Less than an hour later, we turned east onto Highway 20 to begin our drive of the Cascade Loop. Described by National Geographic as “one of America’s grandest, most spectacular drives,” the Loop circles “through the North Cascades mountain range, along the semi-arid Columbia River Valley, past glacier-fed Lake Chelan, through the North Cascades National Park and into the Puget Sound.”

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