7 days in Pennsylvania & Greater Seattle Itinerary

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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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Philadelphia — 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Old Windmill Farm (in Ronks), Sandy Hollow (in West Chester) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, take a stroll through Society Hill, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, and explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum.

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Toronto, Canada to Philadelphia is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in Philadelphia at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can fly to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the activities along Mowich Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, and then trek along Skyline Trail.

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Getting from Philadelphia to Mount Rainier National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Mount Rainier National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in August; daily highs in Mount Rainier National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Seattle.
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Seattle — 3 nights

Emerald City

Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Seattle Waterfront. On the next day, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then walk around Waterfall Garden Park, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Pennsylvania travel guide

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The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.