25 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

25 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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25 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 10 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 7 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Olympia
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Doha

10
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 enjoy Space Needle and Pike Place Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Tacoma (Point Defiance Park, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, & more), Meadowdale Beach Park (in Edmonds) and Wild Waves Theme & Water Park (in Federal Way). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, look and learn at Pacific Science Center, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle holiday planning website .

Doha, Qatar to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -11 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Doha in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Bellevue, Seahurst Beach Park, Wild Waves Theme & Water Park, Stina's Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

7
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, stroll through Skyline Trail, and trek along Tolmie Peak Trail.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park route website .

You can take a train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in August, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

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

6
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hands On Children's Museum and Harstine Island State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Pioneer Park (in Puyallup) and Olympic National Park (Bunch Creek Falls & Murhut Falls). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, stroll around Tumwater Historical Park, appreciate the history behind Washington State Capitol, and get curious at WET Science Center.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Olympia travel route builder website .

You can take a bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia in 2 hours. In August in Olympia, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Pioneer Park, Tumwater Historical Park, Harstine Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
WET Science Center ©
WET Science Center

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