4 days in Tacoma & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

4 days in Tacoma & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

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4 days in Tacoma & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Bus:  45​min
1
Tacoma
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
North Cascades National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tacoma: Olympia (Washington State Capitol, Hands On Children's Museum, & more) and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (in Eatonville). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Point Defiance Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at 5 Mile Drive & Trails, make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass, and examine the collection at LeMay - America's Car Museum.

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Seattle to Tacoma is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. June in Tacoma sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Olympia, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
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Point Defiance Park ©
Point Defiance Park
Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

1
night
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
On the 16th (Sun), see human ingenuity at work at Diablo Dam, take in the dramatic scenery at Ladder Creek Falls, and then explore and take pictures at N Cascades Hwy.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our North Cascades National Park route planner.

Explore your travel options from Tacoma to North Cascades National Park with the Route module. In June in North Cascades National Park, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ladder Creek Falls ©
Ladder Creek Falls
N Cascades Hwy ©
N Cascades Hwy
Diablo Dam ©
Diablo Dam

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