16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Snoqualmie
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
train:  5​h
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Snoqualmie Pass
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Seattle

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Safeco Field, Pioneer Square, Smith Tower, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Seattle Great Wheel. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Sky View Observatory.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Seattle. In November, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Snoqualmie.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

1
night
Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie ©
Snoqualmie is a city next to Snoqualmie Falls in King County, Washington. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Snoqualmie Falls, then stroll through Railroad Community Park, then try your luck at Snoqualmie Casino, and finally stroll through Snoqualmie Point Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Snoqualmie trip planner .

You can drive from Seattle to Snoqualmie in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Snoqualmie can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Snoqualmie

Parks Nature Trails
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Snoqualmie Casino ©
Snoqualmie Casino
Snoqualmie Point Park ©
Snoqualmie Point Park

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nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Rainier and Puget Sound Express - Day Trips. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Rainier National Park: Seattle (Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room, Chihuly Garden and Glass, & more) and Ashford Creek Pottery (in Ashford). There's much more to do: hike along Skyline Trail, admire the sheer force of Myrtle Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Paradise Valley.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and shuttle from Snoqualmie to Mount Rainier National Park in 4.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 37°F. You will leave for Portland on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seattle, Ashford Creek Pottery, Puget Sound Express
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Washington Square as well as Lloyd Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lan Su Chinese Garden and Pittock Mansion. When in Portland, make a side trip to see Oregon Garden in Silverton, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley, hike along Forest Park, wander the streets of Pearl District, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Portland in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Portland are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Oregon Garden
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. You've added Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Lattin's Country Cider Mill & Farm, Wolf Haven International, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Chehalis Centralia Railroad & Museum, cool off at Great Wolf Lodge, relax in the rural setting at Lattin's Country Cider Mill & Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wolf Haven International, then snap pictures at 5th Avenue Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, admire the sheer force of Merriman Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, then meet the residents at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, and finally stroll through Pioneer Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Olympia tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Portland to Olympia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Portland in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 36°F in Olympia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Chehalis Centralia Railroad & Museum, Wolf Haven International, Pioneer Park, Murhut Falls, Merriman Falls
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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Washington State Capitol ©
Washington State Capitol
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

1
night
Snoqualmie Pass

Snoqualmie Pass ©
Snoqualmie Pass is a census-designated place (CDP) in King and Kittitas County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Summit at Snoqualmie. On the 27th (Tue), hit the slopes at The Summit at Snoqualmie and then take in the pleasant sights at Franklin Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Snoqualmie Pass trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Snoqualmie Pass takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Olympia in November; daily highs in Snoqualmie Pass reach 35°F and lows reach 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Snoqualmie Pass

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Denny Creek Trail
Highlights from your plan
The Summit at Snoqualmie ©
The Summit at Snoqualmie
Franklin Falls ©
Franklin Falls

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