National Geographic : 1927 Mar
Did You Allow TOO LITTLE TIME FOR THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST ? If you hurried through without a close acquaintance with its wonders, come again next summer. Visit marvelous RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, probably the coun try's most outstanding scenic feature. See the Olympic National Monument, newest and most rugged of our mountain ranges. Tacoma, 125,000, nearest city to RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, is the natural center from which the entrancing playground of Southwestern Washington is most easily enjoyed. Fine, modern hotels, ample transportation facilities, every con venience for luxurious sightseeing, or outfitting for "roughing it." Boating on the blue waters of Puget Sound; motoring over perfect highways to ocean beaches or mountain resorts ; camping beside silvery streams beneath interlaced boughs of lordly fir and feath ery cedar; fishing-fresh or salt water-clam bakes, driftwood beach fires; mountaineering, win ter sports under summer skies-all within a few miles of Tacoma's center. Let our tourist bureau help you plan your summer trip. Make the "Pacific Coast Empire Tour" this year Washington, Oregon and California. Ask your ticket agent about reduced summer fares and stop overs. Write for attractive folder. __ __ Te down your business and sail away~ S\ . ' to the ISLAND f your DREAMS AVEN'T you ever wished to be a foot loose, carefree beachcomber on a palm fringed shore-'way down in the warm South Seas? . . . to spend happy vagabond weeks, day dreaming . . . just listening to the lullaby of silken surf on coral sand . . . forgetting time? Here in sunny Hawaii-less than a week's voyage-you can be as lazy as you like. A few days, and then you'll find new zest in golf new vim in the morning plunge in Waikiki-new appetite in golden papaya and Kona coffee at breakfast-new thrills in peeping safely into a live volcano. Four or five weeks and $400 to $500 cover the time and cost from the Pacific Coast, including steamers (round trip) and all expenses and sight seeing. A great new hotel at Waikiki and a mam moth new liner now building. Sail direct from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle or Vancouver - any steamship, railroad or tourist agent can book you right from your home. Write today for illustrated brochure in colors. HAWAII TOURIST BUREAU S2 MCCANN BLDG., SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. OR 341 FORT ST., HONOLULU, HAWAII, U. S. A. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."