22 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

22 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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Seattle
— 12 nights
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Olympia
— 5 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Tacoma (Pretty Gritty Tours, Washington State History Museum, &more), ILovekickboxing (in Kirkland) and Escape Hour Gig Harbor (in Gig Harbor). Dedicate the 8th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, stroll around Woodland Park and Rose Garden, and see the interesting displays at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip builder.

Washington DC to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Seattle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: highs in Seattle hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Olympia is known for wildlife, childrens museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol, and get engrossed in the history at Bigelow House Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Olympia trip builder app.

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 November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Olympia, with lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Priest Point Park ©
Priest Point Park
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Percival Landing ©
Percival Landing

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Skyline Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley, take some stellar pictures from Emmons Vista Overlook, and take in the dramatic scenery at Spray Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park day trip planning app.

Take a bus from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Mount Rainier National Park are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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