17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 7 nights
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
3
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
4
Anacortes
— 2 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Tacoma (Point Defiance Park, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, &more), Mt Si (in North Bend) and Imagine Children's Museum (in Everett). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seattle online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Seattle. In July, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tacoma, Bellevue, Log Cabin Visitor Information Center, Mt Si, Imagine Children's Museum
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

3
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 11th (Sat), hike along Skyline Trail, stroll through Trail of the Shadows, thenadmire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in July, with lows around °F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Mount St. Helens
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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.
Bring the kids along to Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Explore Olympic National Park's surroundings by going to Quinault Big Spruce Tree (in Quinault) and Marymere Falls (in Port Angeles). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, and explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park day trip planner.

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Olympic National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Anacortes.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Quinault Big Spruce Tree, Marymere Falls
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

2
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Anacortes

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Outback Kangaroo Farm. Step out of Anacortes to go to Camano Island and see Cama Beach State Park, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Deception Pass State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Valley Shine Distillery, enjoy the sand and surf at Rosario Beach, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Anacortes road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Olympic National Park to Anacortes in 8.5 hours. In July in Anacortes, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Anacortes

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Valley Shine Distillery, Outback Kangaroo Farm, Deception Pass State Park, Cama Beach State Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Rosario Beach ©
Rosario Beach
Mount Erie Park ©
Mount Erie Park

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