9 days in Seattle & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

9 days in Seattle & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
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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.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to B&B Family Farm (in Sequim) and Olympic National Park (Lower Big Quilcene Trail, Mount Ellinor, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Boeing Field King County International Airport, McChord Air Force Base and Jefferson County International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and then trek along Skyline Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Nisqually River and then get impressive views of Mount St. Helens.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip maker.

You can take a shuttle from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips