8 days in Seattle & Olympia Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Olympia Itinerary

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8 days in Seattle & Olympia Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  8​h
1
Seattle
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Olympia
— 2 nights
plane:  6​h
End: Tampa

5
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 Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room, Space Needle, Seattle Art Museum, and other attractions you added. Visiting Snoqualmie Falls and Bloedel Reserve will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass and take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle online itinerary planner .

Tampa to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampa in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bloedel Reserve, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rainier as well as Farmers Market. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol and then identify plant and animal life at Nisqually Reach Nature Center. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Farmers Market and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Olympia trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Seattle to Olympia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Olympia, with lows around 51°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Rainier
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Nisqually Reach Nature Center ©
Nisqually Reach Nature Center
Farmers Market ©
Farmers Market

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