41 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

41 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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Mount Rainier National Park
— 8 nights
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Olympia
— 7 nights
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Seattle
— 25 nights

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Mount Rainier National Park — 8 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
On the 16th (Fri), hike the day away at Camp Muir Trail. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, hike along Skyline Trail, get outside with Reflection Lakes, and admire the sheer force of Narada Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary tool.

Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Seattle in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Olympia.
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Olympia — 7 nights

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Explore Olympia's surroundings by going to Washington State Fair (in Puyallup) and Mill Lane Winery (in Tenino). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Tenino Quarry Pool, take in the waterfront activity at Boston Harbor Marina, explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, and stroll around LBA Park.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Olympia tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Seattle.
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Seattle — 25 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boeing Future of Flight (in Mukilteo), Mt Si (in North Bend) and Tacoma (Union Station, Washington State History Museum, &more). Dedicate the 4th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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