9 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

9 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Seattle vacation planner

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Olympia
— 2 nights
Bus
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Maple Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Olympia

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll around Heritage Park and then pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, then stroll through Nisqually Reach Nature Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Tumwater Falls Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympia holiday builder app.

Cincinnati to Olympia is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In June, Olympia is a bit cooler than Cincinnati - with highs of 74°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
On the 25th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, hike along Trail of the Shadows, and then trek along Skyline Trail.

To plan Mount Rainier National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a bus from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. June in Mount Rainier National Park sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maple Valley.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Maple Valley

Maple Valley is a city in King County, Washington, United States. On the 26th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Soos Creek Botanical Garden and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Wilderness Arboretum.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Maple Valley road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Maple Valley. In June, daytime highs in Maple Valley are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Maple Valley

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Square and West Point Lighthouse. Step out of Seattle to go to Bainbridge Island and see Bloedel Reserve, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maple Valley to Seattle takes an hour. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips