5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+2
Fly + tram + shuttle:  10​h 30​min
1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Detroit

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 30th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, trek along Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, then hike along Trail of the Shadows, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Nisqually Vista Loop and then trek along Box Canyon Loop.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park journey planner.

Detroit to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Detroit to Mount Rainier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail ©
Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Snoqualmie Falls, then stroll through Alki Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle itinerary planner .

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 61°F in Seattle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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