7 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

7 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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7 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Olympia
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Chicago

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Space Needle and Pike Place Market. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, stop by Elliott Bay Book Company, and don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Seattle travel route planning tool .

Chicago to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. On the 23rd (Sat), stroll through 5 Mile Drive & Trails, observe the fascinating underwater world at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, then explore the world behind art at Tacoma Art Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington State Capitol. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at Point Defiance Park, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass, then see the interesting displays at Washington State History Museum, and finally make a trip to Union Station.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympia trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Olympia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle in November, Olympia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Tacoma
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Washington State History Museum ©
Washington State History Museum
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum

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