8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Olympia
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + tram + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fall City Wallaby Ranch, Ballard Kayak & Paddleboard, Volunteer Park Conservatory, and other attractions you added. Escape the urban bustle at Washington Park Arboretum and Snoqualmie Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Point Defiance Park & Chihuly Bridge of Glass). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory, stroll around Kerry Park, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planning website .

Atlanta to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in August, with highs in Seattle at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tacoma, Snoqualmie Falls, Fall City Wallaby Ranch
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Fall City Wallaby Ranch ©
Fall City Wallaby Ranch
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum

1
night
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. You've now added Puget Sound Express to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Olympia holiday builder .

Drive from Seattle to Olympia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Olympia, with lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Puget Sound Express
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Puget Sound Express ©
Puget Sound Express
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the activities along Nisqually River, then take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. In August in Mount Rainier National Park, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature
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Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

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