10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  7​h
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hansville
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Oklahoma City

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Alki Beach. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle sightseeing planner.

Oklahoma City to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Oklahoma City in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): hike along Skyline Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Paradise Valley and then take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park vacation maker app .

You can take a train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in October, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. Get outdoors at Hurricane Ridge and Second Beach Trail. Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hansville.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Quinault Big Spruce Tree
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

few
hours
Hansville

Hansville ©
Hansville is an census-designated place (CDP) in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. On the 17th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Point No Point Lighthouse & Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hansville tour builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Hansville with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hansville

Historic Sites
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Point No Point Lighthouse & Park ©
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park

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