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

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

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip itinerary planner

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Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo

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Seattle

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Take a break from the city and head to Puget Sound Express and Snoqualmie Falls. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Tacoma to see 5 Mile Drive & Trails about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, admire the landmark architecture of King Street Station, and enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seattle holiday planning site.

Kalamazoo to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kalamazoo to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kalamazoo in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Seattle, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Get in touch with nature at Hurricane Ridge and Sol Duc Falls. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, hike along Second Beach Trail, explore the activities along Lake Crescent, and kick back and relax at Rialto Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in June: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 50°F. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 22nd (Wed), trek along Skyline Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park route maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors