4 days in Seattle, Portland & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

4 days in Seattle, Portland & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

4 days in Seattle, Portland & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

Seattle
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Mount Rainier National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Seattle

1
day
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 14th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Finland, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Boeing Field King County International Airport and William R Fairchild International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

2
days
Portland

Portland
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Multnomah Falls. On your second day here, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, then hike along Forest Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Zoo
Oregon Zoo
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books
Powell's City of Books

few
hours
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park online route planner .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

Similar Plans

5 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Seattle, Portland & San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Island of Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans