We’re so lucky to live in such a geographically diverse state. Washington boasts everything from ocean beaches to rolling wheat fields, with plenty of mountain ranges and glacial lakes in between. And nothing makes us appreciate our diverse beauty more than a good old-fashioned scenic drive on the Mountain Loop Highway. The Evergreen State is a road trip lover’s paradise. You’re bound to find lots to love on this amazing trip.

This part of Highway 530 in Washington is a drive that can easily be accomplished in a day, as long as you live a few hours from Darrington. This underrated stretch of highway will make you fall in love with this state all over again. It’s bound to become one of your favorite Washington road trips. If you are wondering what to bring with you, check out our Road Trip Essentials Packing List & Guide.

Have you gotten the chance to take this fun and pretty road trip? We would love to hear all about your experience in the comments section. Do you have a favorite scenic road trip route? What are your other favorite road trips in Washington?

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