6 days in Washington State Itinerary

6 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday planner
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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North Cascades National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Quinault
— 1 night
Drive
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Moclips
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park — 1 night

The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, trek along Skyline Trail, then trek along Trail of the Shadows, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Fort Lauderdale to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, expect Mount Rainier National Park to be much colder, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to North Cascades National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

North Cascades National Park — 1 night

North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at North Cascades National Park, take in the awesome beauty at Washington Pass, and then get great views at Diablo Lake Vista Point.

You can plan North Cascades National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to North Cascades National Park with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in North Cascades National Park are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Olympic National Park — 1 night

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 27th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Cascades National Park to Olympic National Park. In December, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Quinault.
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Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails · Outdoors

Quinault — 1 night

Quinault is an unincorporated community in Washington in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. On the 28th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Merriman Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Big Spruce Tree, and then trek along Rain Forest Nature Trail.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Quinault trip itinerary planning app.

Quinault is just a stone's throw from Olympic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moclips.
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Moclips

Moclips is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moclips trip tool.

You can drive from Quinault to Moclips in an hour. December in Moclips sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Seattle.
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Seattle — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Moclips to Seattle takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.
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