6 days in Seattle, Yellowstone National Park & Whitefish Itinerary

6 days in Seattle, Yellowstone National Park & Whitefish Itinerary

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Seattle

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Emerald City

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 14th (Wed): make a trip to Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

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Washington DC to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the natural beauty of Sapphire Pool.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park visit planning app.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Whitefish.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Whitefish

— 1 night
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): hike along Siyeh Pass, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then don't miss a visit to Whitefish Depot.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Whitefish tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Whitefish takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Whitefish hover around 85°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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