10 days in Seattle & Olympic National Park Itinerary

10 days in Seattle & Olympic National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Seattle & Olympic National Park Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 6 nights
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
End: Seattle

6
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

In August, daytime highs in Seattle are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 13th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then don't miss a visit to Hurricane Ridge. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

Make your Olympic National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Seattle to Olympic National Park by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 72°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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