5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
ferry + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
train:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stop by Chukar Cherries and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip builder site .

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In October, Seattle is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Parks
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

1
night
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ruby Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Second Beach Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Olympic National Park, with lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

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