8 days in Seattle & Olympic National Park Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Olympic National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip planner
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights

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Seattle — 5 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.
Dedicate the 11th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seattle day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.
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Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Olympic National Park — 2 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Merriman Falls. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, explore the activities along Lake Crescent, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Storm King.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Expect slightly colder evenings in Olympic National Park when traveling from Seattle in October, with lows around 44°F.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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