5 days in Seattle & Federal Way Itinerary

5 days in Seattle & Federal Way Itinerary

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5 days in Seattle & Federal Way Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Federal Way
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Seattle

1
night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Alki Beach. On the 24th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint James Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and finally identify plant and animal life at Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Living Computers: Museum + Labs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seahurst Beach Park, and then see the interesting displays at USS Turner Joy Museum Ship.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle travel route planner.

May in Seattle sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, USS Turner Joy Museum Ship, Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park
Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery ©

3
nights
Federal Way

Federal Way ©
Federal Way is a city in King County, Washington, United States. You've now added PowellsWood, A Northwest Garden to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pacific Bonsai Museum, make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass, then see the interesting displays at LeMay Museum at Marymount, and finally tee off at Chambers Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lake Wilderness Arboretum, don't miss a visit to Union Station, and then head outdoors with Federal Way Community Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Federal Way vacation planner.

Federal Way is very close to Seattle. In May, daily temperatures in Federal Way can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Federal Way

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Tacoma, Lake Wilderness Arboretum, Chambers Bay
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Bonsai Museum ©
Pacific Bonsai Museum
Lake Wilderness Arboretum ©
Lake Wilderness Arboretum
Chambers Bay ©
Chambers Bay

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