4 days in Washington State & Maryland Itinerary

4 days in Washington State & Maryland Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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Baltimore
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle online day trip planner.

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. Traveling from Washington DC in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 38°F. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Baltimore.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

1
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Baltimore

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Jewish Museum of Maryland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church, then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and finally sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Baltimore online trip maker.

You can fly from Seattle to Baltimore in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Baltimore due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in January: high temperatures in Baltimore hover around 42°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Breweries & Distilleries

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.