8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

8 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Seattle sightseeing planner

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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
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Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Visit Alki Beach and Marina Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Puget Sound Express and Seahurst Beach Park. When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Brackett's Landing South in Edmonds, approximately Edmonds away. And it doesn't end there: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, explore the landscape on two wheels at Centennial Park, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle attractions planner.

Tampa to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Tampa in May: highs in Seattle hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 4 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Visiting Discover Nature and Comet Falls will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, and take in the dramatic scenery at Spray Falls.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors