8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Seattle
1
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.
On the 26th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Seattle. In July, daytime highs in Seattle are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Fishing Charters & Tours
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike, tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Olympic National Park is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Ozette Loop Hike ©
Ozette Loop Hike
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the 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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Rosario Beach, stroll around Causland Memorial Park, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Anacortes trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Anacortes by shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Anacortes, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Olga.

Things to do in Anacortes

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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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 other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Olga day trip planning site.

You can drive from Anacortes to Olga in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Olga are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You'll set off for North Cascades National Park on the 1st (Thu).

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): cruise along N Cascades Hwy.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our North Cascades National Park trip itinerary app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olga to North Cascades National Park. When traveling from Olga in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in North Cascades National Park: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

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N Cascades Hwy ©
N Cascades Hwy

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Oak Harbor

Oak Harbor ©
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. On the 2nd (Fri), walk around Fort Nugent Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Oak Harbor trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel 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 enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Parks
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Fort Nugent Park ©
Fort Nugent Park

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