8 days in Olympic National Park & Seattle Itinerary

8 days in Olympic National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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8 days in Olympic National Park & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Seattle
drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Olympic National Park
— 1 day
Bus + Ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 7 nights
End: Seattle

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Hoh River and then take in the dramatic natural features at Olympic Peninsula.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip planning site .

Seattle to Olympic National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 50°F to lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Olympic Peninsula
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Olympic Peninsula ©
Olympic Peninsula
Hoh River ©
Hoh River

7
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 list of things to see and do now includes W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Alki Point Lighthouse, Jimi Hendrix Grave Site, and other attractions. Escape the urban bustle at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and Mercer Slough Nature Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Point Defiance Park and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Change things up with a short trip to LeMay - America's Car Museum in Tacoma (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll through Alki Beach, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and view the masterpieces at Glasshouse-Studio.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planning app .

Fly from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 42°F. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tacoma, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Jimi Hendrix Grave Site
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©

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