6 days in Tacoma & Seattle Itinerary

6 days in Tacoma & Seattle Itinerary

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6 days in Tacoma & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Tacoma
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
2
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Charlotte

1
night
Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Griot's Garage and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Point Defiance Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tacoma trip planner .

Charlotte to Tacoma is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charlotte in June: high temperatures in Tacoma hover around 72°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
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LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass

4
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.
Let the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center capture your imagination. Bruce Lee Grave Site and Museum of History & Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and walk around Kerry Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner .

You can drive from Tacoma to Seattle in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Bloedel Reserve
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Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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