60 days in Lexington & Greater Seattle Itinerary

60 days in Lexington & Greater Seattle Itinerary

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Start: Lexington
1
Lexington
— 31 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
2
Seattle
— 15 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 7 nights
Bus:  2 h
4
Olympia
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Lexington

31
nights
Lexington

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Explore Lexington's surroundings by going to Louisville (Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind, Distillery Tours, &more), Claiborne Farm (in Paris) and Versailles (Sun Valley Farm & Woodford Reserve Distillery). Next up on the itinerary: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park, sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery, and put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini's Room Escape.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lexington trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Lexington. In March, daytime highs in Lexington are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Louisville, Frankfort, Versailles, Danville
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape

15
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum, Washington State History Museum, &more), Pacific Bonsai Museum (in Federal Way) and Mt Si (in North Bend). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Space Needle, stroll through Discovery Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Pop Culture.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip maker site.

Getting from Lexington to Seattle by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lexington to Seattle. When traveling from Lexington in May, plan for little chillier days in Seattle, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tacoma, Bellevue, Granite Falls, Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, Pacific Bonsai Museum
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

7
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Rainier National Park side-trips: Gold Creek Pond Trail (in Snoqualmie) and Denny Creek Trail (in North Bend). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, take some stellar pictures from Emmons Vista Overlook, trek along Tolmie Peak Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail.

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Getting from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in May since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gold Creek Pond Trail, Denny Creek Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Camp Muir Trail ©
Camp Muir Trail

6
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Explore Olympia's surroundings by going to Cushman Trail (in Gig Harbor), Chambers Bay (in University Place) and Mill Lane Winery (in Tenino). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, stroll around East Bay Public Plaza, and look for gifts at My Cheese Shoppe.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Olympia tour planning tool.

You can take a bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In May in Olympia, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 44°F at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Puyallup, Tenino, Cushman Trail, Tumwater Falls Park, Chambers Bay
Highlights from your plan
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area ©
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Washington State Capitol ©
Washington State Capitol

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