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
train:  1​h 45​min
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Redwood National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Ocean Shores
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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 19th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Snoqualmie Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Fishing Charters & Tours
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the activities along Nisqually River, then delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in June, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

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Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 22nd (Sat), hike along California Coastal Trail and then trek along Trillium Falls Hike.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Redwood National Park. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, then explore and take pictures at Rim Dr, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park online tour builder .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Redwood National Park in June, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are much warmer (86°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

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Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, then take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and then trek along Forest Park. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get impressive views of Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument and then appreciate the views at Willamette Valley.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland online travel route planner .

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Portland by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ocean Shores.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument, Oneonta Gorge
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Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley

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Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores ©
Ocean Shores is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Shores.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ocean Shores travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Portland to Ocean Shores takes 3 hours. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ocean Shores, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocean Shores

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Ocean Shores
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Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park ©
Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park

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