6 days in Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park & Seattle Itinerary

6 days in Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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6 days in Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
+2
Fly + Tram + Shuttle:  12 h
1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Ferry:  4 h 15 min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, stroll through Skyline Trail, then trek along Trail of the Shadows, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Paradise Valley.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park day trip planning app .

Fort Lauderdale to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Mount Rainier National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, with highs in Mount Rainier National Park at 52°F and lows at 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Deer Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): hike along Hurricane Ridge and then delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park day trip planner .

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Deer Park ©
Deer Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

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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 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at West Point Lighthouse, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Seattle sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 42°F at night. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

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