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Is there anything more exciting that visiting a volcano? Come stay at Sonesta ES Suites Portland-Vancouver and see for yourself by taking a trip to Mount St. Helens. This stratovolcano (also known as a composite volcano) is located just 50 miles northeast of Portland, making it the perfect day trip to take when you stay at our Portland hotel.

The Mount St. Helens Visitor Center is a great resource for those looking to check out the volcano and learn a little more about its history. The center and walking trail offer a breathtaking view of the Western slope of the mountain – be sure to bring your camera because it’s a sight you’ll want to look at over and over again. Inside the center, guests can enjoy:

  • A step-in model of the volcano
  • A seismograph and live feed of the volcano’s seismicity
  • A theater program offered twice every hour
  • A chronological timeline of the volcanic blast of May 1980

Additionally, there are several other centers located on the Spirit Lake Highway near Mount St. Helens. To learn more about opportunities for visitors, contact our concierge.

Sonesta ES Suites Portland-Vancouver is the perfect place to return to after an excusing day of exploring Mount St. Helens. Families traveling together enjoy our spacious suites because there’s enough room for everyone to spread out and relax without feeling cramped. After a good night’s rest on our comfortable bedding, enjoy our free daily breakfast buffet before heading out on another day of exploration and fun. You can book directly on our website by clicking here, or give us a call for more information.