19 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

19 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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19 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Olympia
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Dallas

13
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 Living Computers: Museum + Labs, Seattle Center, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Square and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. Shop till you drop at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Olympic National Park (Hood Canal, Lower Big Quilcene Trail, & more), North Bend (Mt Si, Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area, & more) and Coupeville (Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve, Fort Casey State Park, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Bloedel Reserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

Dallas to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in April: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 61°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Granite Falls, Anacortes, Issaquah, Sequim, Coupeville
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Northwest (Nob Hill) and Powell's City of Books. Eastbank Esplanade and Officers' Row will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Olympic National Park (Murhut Falls, Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, & more), Portland (New Deal Distillery, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, & more) and North Jetty (in Ocean Shores). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, identify plant and animal life at Tumwater Falls Park, and take a memorable drive along Long Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Olympia online tour planner .

Getting from Seattle to Olympia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Olympia, with lows of 44°F. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Portland, Olympic National Park, Tacoma, Vancouver, Chambers Bay
Highlights from your plan
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
Deer Park ©
Deer Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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