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
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bainbridge Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Seattle

7
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.
You've added Ballard Kayak & Paddleboard, Golden Gardens Park, Lake Washington, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll get in some beach time at Picnic Point Park and Alki Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Discovery Park. When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Seahurst Beach Park in Burien, approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, admire the natural beauty at Woodland Park and Rose Garden, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Bainbridge Island.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Edmonds, Mt Si, Snoqualmie Falls, Seahurst Beach Park
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Puget Sound Express ©
Puget Sound Express
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

2
nights
Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island ©
Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bainbridge Island trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Bainbridge Island takes 1.5 hours. In August in Bainbridge Island, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hurricane Ridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Sequim (New Dungeness Lighthouse & Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge) and Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial (in Bainbridge Island). There's more to do: stroll through Second Beach Trail.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bainbridge Island to Olympic National Park. In August, Olympic National Park is slightly colder than Bainbridge Island - with highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F. You'll set off for Mount Rainier National Park on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sequim, Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
New Dungeness Lighthouse ©
New Dungeness Lighthouse

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park
The star attraction of Mt.
For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner .

Fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. 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. You will leave for home on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

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