10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
train:  72​h
End: New York 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.
Do your shopping at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Square. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Ellinor and Mount Walker. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, admire the striking features of King Street Station, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle online trip builder .

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 22nd (Fri), hike along Skyline Trail, stroll through Trail of the Shadows, then examine the collection at Longmire Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ashford Creek Pottery and then get impressive views of Mount St. Helens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park online tour planner .

You can take a train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in November, with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ashford Creek Pottery, Mount St. Helens
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens

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