10 days in Leavenworth, Seattle & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

10 days in Leavenworth, Seattle & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Leavenworth, Seattle & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Leavenworth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Icicle Gorge, then admire the natural beauty at Ohme Gardens, and then stroll around Waterfront Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Nutcracker Museum, then walk around Front Street Park, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Leavenworth road trip site .

Seattle to Leavenworth is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in October since evenings lows in Leavenworth dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Ohme Gardens
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Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park
Ohme Gardens ©
Ohme Gardens

4
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.
You've now added Deception Pass State Park to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Whidbey Island Distillery (in Langley) and Mount Ellinor (in Olympic National Park). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour planning website .

You can drive from Leavenworth to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Leavenworth in October, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Whidbey Island Distillery, Mount Ellinor, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Deception Pass State Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Christine Falls Viewpoint, Comet Falls and Reflection Lakes. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, admire the sheer force of Christine Falls Viewpoint, head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, hike along Skyline Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park online route maker .

Traveling by train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in October, plan for little chillier nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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