Build a great vacation around a spectacular island, forest, cliff dwelling, canyon, fossil bed, tower, or volcano
Even now, decades after an eruption that impacted nearly all of the Pacific Northwest, Mount St. Helens is ranked as the most famously unstable mountain in North America.
The geology here is fascinating, of course, but so is the quieter spectacle of forests and meadows gradually reclaiming the mountain’s scorched slopes. Must-sees include Johnston Ridge Observatory and Blowdown Forest and Spirit Lake Viewpoints. More