14 days in North Cascades National Park, Olympic National Park & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

14 days in North Cascades National Park, Olympic National Park & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

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North Cascades National Park
— 4 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
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Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Range Regional Airport, Drive to Grand Rapids

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North Cascades National Park — 4 nights

North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cascade Pass, Ross Lake National Recreation Area and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. Change things up with a short trip to Rainbow Falls in Stehekin (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Washington Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Lake Trail, take a memorable drive along N Cascades Hwy, and fly down the slopes at Mt Baker.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the North Cascades National Park trip maker site.

Grand Rapids to North Cascades National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Rapids to North Cascades National Park is minus 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, and hike along Sol Duc Falls.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from North Cascades National Park to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from North Cascades National Park in August: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 4 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
Take a break from Mount Rainier National Park with a short trip to Snoqualmie Falls in Snoqualmie, about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 30th (Wed) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs, trek along Burroughs Mountain Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Loop.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip maker app.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Olympic National Park in August, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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