5 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

5 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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5 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
End: Seattle

3
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Seattle. In September in Seattle, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, stroll through Skyline Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip tool .

Traveling by train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seattle in September since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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