6 days in Washington State Itinerary

6 days in Washington State Itinerary

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6 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  7​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yakima
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Seattle

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll around Kerry Park, make a trip to Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip tool .

Cincinnati to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cincinnati in October, plan for slightly colder days in Seattle, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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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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night
Olympia

Olympia
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Olympia online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Seattle to Olympia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Olympia, with lows around 43°F. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Yakima.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Yakima

Yakima ©
Yakima is a U.S. Take a break from Yakima with a short trip to J Bell Cellars in Zillah, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Johnson's Orchards, make a trip to The teapot Dome Gas Station, learn about winemaking at Bonair Winery, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bale Breaker Brewing Company.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Yakima trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Olympia to Yakima in 3 hours. Traveling from Olympia in October, you will find days in Yakima are a bit warmer (67°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yakima

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Zillah
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Bonair Winery ©
Bonair Winery
Johnson's Orchards ©
Johnson's Orchards
Bale Breaker Brewing Company ©
Bale Breaker Brewing Company

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