3 days in Ellensburg & Seattle Itinerary

3 days in Ellensburg & Seattle Itinerary

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3 days in Ellensburg & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Ellensburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chicago

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night
Ellensburg

Ellensburg ©
Ellensburg is a city in, and the county seat of, Kittitas County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Kittitas County Historical Museum, then explore the world behind art at Clymer Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to Dick and Jane's Spot, and finally don't miss a visit to Wild Horse Renewable Energy Center.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ellensburg trip builder site .

Chicago to Ellensburg is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Ellensburg due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ellensburg, with highs around 90°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Ellensburg

Museums
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Kittitas County Historical Museum ©
Kittitas County Historical Museum
Wild Horse Renewable Energy Center ©
Dick and Jane's Spot ©
Dick and Jane's Spot

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and then admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder website .

You can drive from Ellensburg to Seattle in 2 hours. When traveling from Ellensburg in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Nature Parks
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory

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