7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Dallas

2
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.
You've now added Discover Nature to your itinerary. On the 15th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on Discover Nature and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online day trip planner .

Dallas to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in November, things will get a bit cooler in Seattle: highs are around 53°F and lows about 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Discover Nature
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Discover Nature ©
Discover Nature
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
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 18th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach and then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurricane Ridge and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip builder tool .

Getting from Seattle to Olympic National Park by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seattle in November since evenings lows in Olympic National Park dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

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