8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Seattle trip planner

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

Route & dates

8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Start: Fresno
bus:  25​h
1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Fresno

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Rainier and Skyline Trail. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, hike along Camp Muir Trail, stroll through Box Canyon Loop, and get outside with Reflection Lakes.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park tour itinerary builder app .

Fresno to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 25-hour bus ride. You can also take a train. In May, Mount Rainier National Park is a bit cooler than Fresno - with highs of 67°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pioneer Square and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Christ Our Hope Catholic Church and West Point Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, work some fitness into your day at Discovery Park, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and make a trip to Space Needle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in May since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

Similar Plans

9 days in Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in California & Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Portland & Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in California & Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Greater Seattle, Portland & Newport Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Greater Seattle BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans