38 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

38 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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38 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  19​h
1
Seattle
— 11 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 11 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Olympia
— 13 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

11
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.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Boeing Future of Flight (in Mukilteo), Mt Si (in North Bend) and Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum (in Everett). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Seattle is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in October; daily highs in Seattle reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bellevue, Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, Boeing Future of Flight, Mt Si, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Seattle
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

11
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Rainier National Park side-trips: Kachess Lake (in Snoqualmie Pass) and Denny Creek Trail (in North Bend). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, hike along Skyline Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Spray Falls, and head outdoors with Reflection Lakes.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park itinerary 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. Traveling from Seattle in October, Mount Rainier National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Denny Creek Trail, Kachess Lake
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

13
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Olympia side-trips: Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum, Washington State History Museum, & more), Mill Lane Winery (in Tenino) and Gig Harbor (7 Seas Brewing, Harbor History Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, walk around East Bay Public Plaza, look for all kinds of wild species at Tumwater Falls Park, and take an in-depth tour of Bigelow House Museum.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympia route maker website .

You can take a bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia in 2 hours. In November in Olympia, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Tenino, Puyallup, Tumwater Falls Park
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5 Mile Drive & Trails ©
5 Mile Drive & Trails
Washington State History Museum ©
Washington State History Museum
Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass

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