15 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

15 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Seattle travel planner

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Olympia
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 11 nights
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Olympia

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Take a break from Olympia with a short trip to Cushman Trail in Gig Harbor, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, engage your brain at WET Science Center, immerse yourself in nature at Priest Point Park, and identify plant and animal life at Tumwater Falls Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Olympia tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Olympia is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Olympia. In January, Olympia is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 46°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Seattle

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.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Tacoma (Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Point Defiance Park, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Seattle are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips