10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seattle holiday planner.

Boston to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Hurricane Ridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, explore the activities along Lena Lakes, and hike along Second Beach Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park online day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in May, with highs in Olympic National Park at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, then admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. May in Mount Rainier National Park sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.