11 days in Seattle, Mount Rainier National Park & Spokane Itinerary

11 days in Seattle, Mount Rainier National Park & Spokane Itinerary

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11 days in Seattle, Mount Rainier National Park & Spokane Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  5​h 15​min
3
Spokane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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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 Murhut Falls and Seahurst Beach Park. Shop till you drop at Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve (in Belfair) and Duthie Hill Park (in Issaquah). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve, Murhut Falls, Duthie Hill Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Seahurst Beach Park
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): hike along Skyline Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little White Church (Evangelische Lutherische Kirche) and then get impressive views of Mount St. Helens.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip maker site .

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. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seattle in June since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount St. Helens, Little White Church (Evangelische Lutherische Kirche)
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Paradise Loop ©
Paradise Loop

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, look for gifts at KnitKnit, and then explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, immerse yourself in nature at Old Mission State Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Downtown Spokane.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Spokane travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Spokane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 53°F. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Coeur d'Alene, Old Mission State Park
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Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake