7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State route builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
North Cascades National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Ross Lake National Recreation Area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our North Cascades National Park trip itinerary builder website .

San Francisco to North Cascades National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in North Cascades National Park, with lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ross Lake National Recreation Area ©
Ross Lake National Recreation Area

2
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.
On the 30th (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then trek along Hurricane Ridge. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from North Cascades National Park to Olympic National Park with the Route module. When traveling from North Cascades National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, get engrossed in the history at Longmire Museum, and then trek along Skyline Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park day trip website .

Fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, you will find days in Mount Rainier National Park are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Longmire Museum ©
Longmire Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally look for gifts at Chukar Cherries. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and finally appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online vacation builder .

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Seattle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

Similar Plans

10 days in Seattle & Edmonds BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Seattle & Olympic National Park BY A USER FROM CHINA July, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Seattle & Olympic National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Seattle & Portland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Seattle & Oregon Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Seattle, Mount Rainier National Park & Olympic National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Portland & Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Washington State, Oregon Coast & Sioux Falls BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans