8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Everett
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Friday Harbor
— 1 day
car:  4​h 30​min
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 day
car:  3​h
5
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
car:  1​h 30​min
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Houston

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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.
Make your Seattle itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Houston to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in March: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 55°F and lows are around 42°F. You'll set off for Everett on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Everett

Everett ©
Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Finnriver, Point No Point Lighthouse and Schack Art Center. On the 13th (Tue), experience rural life at Finnriver. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Schack Art Center, learn about all things military at FlyingHeritage & Combat Armor Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Point No Point Lighthouse.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Everett trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Everett takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 39°F. You will leave for Friday Harbor on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Everett

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Point No Point Lighthouse & Park, Finnriver Farm & Cidery
Highlights from your plan
Schack Art Center ©
Schack Art Center
Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum ©
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park ©
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park

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Friday Harbor

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at The Whale Museum, then view the masterpieces at Island Studio, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Friday Harbor tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Everett to Friday Harbor takes 3 hours. March in Friday Harbor sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Island Studios ©
Island Studios

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Narada Falls. On the 16th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Christine Falls Viewpoint and then admire the sheer force of Narada Falls.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park attractions planner .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Mount Rainier National Park by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature
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Christine Falls Viewpoint ©
Christine Falls Viewpoint
Narada Falls ©
Narada Falls

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center as well as Olympic National Park.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toSeattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chihuly Garden and Glass, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Jimi Hendrix Grave Site, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Sun), shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, then look for gifts at Starbucks Reserve - Roastery and Tasting Room, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Jimi Hendrix Grave Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. James Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellevue Botanical Garden, Jimi Hendrix Grave Site
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks