8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
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Seattle
— 1 night
car:  4​h 30​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
car:  3​h
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
car:  5​h
4
Anacortes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h 30​min
6
North Cascades National Park
— Few hours
Travel:  4​h 30​min
7
Oak Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Seattle

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Sky View Observatory, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Seattle. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

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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.
On the 28th (Sun), hike along Ozette Loop Hike, then hike along Second Beach Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park vacation app .

Getting from Seattle to Olympic National Park by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, Olympic National Park is slightly colder than Seattle - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

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Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ozette Loop Hike ©
Ozette Loop Hike

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park holiday planner .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Olympic National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mount Rainier National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Anacortes.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Nature Parks
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Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Myrtle Falls ©
Myrtle Falls

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Anacortes

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): kick back and relax at Rosario Beach, walk around Causland Memorial Park, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Anacortes trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Anacortes by shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Anacortes, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Olga.

Things to do in Anacortes

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Rosario Beach ©
Rosario Beach
Causland Memorial Park ©
Causland Memorial Park

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Olga, Orcas Island

Olga
Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.HistoryOlga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Olga trip planner .

Getting from Anacortes to Olga by car takes about 2.5 hours. July in Olga sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 1st (Thu), you're off toNorth Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Olga

Outdoors Tours Parks

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North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a memorable drive along N Cascades Hwy.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our North Cascades National Park day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olga to North Cascades National Park. While traveling from Olga, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in North Cascades National Park, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 53°F. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Scenic Drive Outdoors

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Oak Harbor

Oak Harbor ©
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Fort Nugent Park.

Plan trip to Oak Harbor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from North Cascades National Park to Oak Harbor. While traveling from North Cascades National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Oak Harbor, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Fort Nugent Park ©
Fort Nugent Park

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