11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
train:  1​h 45​min
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Mount Rainier National Park
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 20th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Alki Beach, look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Parks
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

4
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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting Rim Trail and Powell Point will get you outdoors. On the 24th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stop by Moab Rock Shop. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Delicate Arch, don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art, and then take in the awesome beauty at Colorado National Monument.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Arches National Park trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Arches National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. In June, Arches National Park is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 93°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Moab, Colorado National Monument
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get great views at Observation Point.

Before you visit Zion National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Arches National Park to Zion National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Arches National Park in June, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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