8 days in Washington State Itinerary

8 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State route builder

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Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Toutle
— 1 day
Drive
4
Stevenson
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to James M Cox Dayton International Airport

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Seattle

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.
On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Snoqualmie Falls and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seattle journey builder app.

Dayton to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Dayton in September, plan for slightly colder days in Seattle, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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nights
Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 49°F in Mount Rainier National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Toutle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Toutle

Toutle is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Mt St Helens Forest Learning Center, then get outside with Eco Park Resort, and then take an unforgettable tour with Mt St Helens Helicopter Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Toutle road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Toutle. In September, daytime highs in Toutle are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stevenson.

Things to do in Toutle

Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

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Stevenson

Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. On the 17th (Thu), kick your exploration up a notch at Skamania Lodge Zip Line Tour and then trot along with Northwestern Lake Riding Stables.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Stevenson online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Toutle to Stevenson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Stevenson sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stevenson

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.