5 days in Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

5 days in Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

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5 days in Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  3​h
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Vancouver
— 2 nights
End: Vancouver

2
nights
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 29th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online sightseeing planner .

Vancouver to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August in Seattle, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Vancouver: Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks), Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Vista House (in Corbett). There's more to do: get impressive views of Mount Hood and steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver tour planner .

Drive from Seattle to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Vancouver sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Hood, Vista House, Multnomah Falls, Oneonta Gorge
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge

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