9 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

9 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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Olympia
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights

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Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. On the 4th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, then view the masterpieces at Childhood's End Gallery, and then don't miss a visit to The Schmidt House. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Tumwater Falls Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wolf Haven International, then have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually Reach Nature Center, and finally admire the majestic nature at Priest Point Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympia vacation planner.

Boston to Olympia is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Olympia, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Wolf Haven International ©
Wolf Haven International
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Tumwater Falls Park ©
Tumwater Falls Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Shadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Paradise Valley, then admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Spray Falls, hike along Paradise Loop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Christine Falls Viewpoint.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Mount Rainier National Park are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

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Seattle

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 Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studio will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Discover Nature (in Lakewood) and Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and steep yourself in history at King Street Station.

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Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 57°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trips

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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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