6 days in Mount Rainier National Park & Seattle Itinerary

6 days in Mount Rainier National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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6 days in Mount Rainier National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier and then take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Ashford Creek Pottery, then take in the awesome beauty at Paradise Valley, and then hike along Skyline Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park tour itinerary builder site .

Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

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.
Pyramid Brewery and Alehouse has been added to your itinerary. Dedicate the 17th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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