9 days in Seattle, Leavenworth & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

9 days in Seattle, Leavenworth & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Seattle, Leavenworth & North Cascades National Park Itinerary

Start: Seattle
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Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Leavenworth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
North Cascades National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Seattle
— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Seattle

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Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum

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Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hidden Lake Trailhead as well as Leavenworth Reindeer Farm. On the 18th (Wed), meet the residents at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm and then hike along Hidden Lake Trailhead.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Leavenworth vacation planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Leavenworth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle in September, Leavenworth is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to North Cascades National Park.

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Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm

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North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Escape the urban bustle at North Cascades National Park and Blue Lake Trai. Change things up with a short trip to Rainbow Falls in Stehekin (about 1h 35 min away). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Ross Lake National Recreation Area. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cascade Pass, admire the sheer force of Gorge Creek Falls, hike along Maple Pass Loop, and admire the engineering at Diablo Dam.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read North Cascades National Park online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leavenworth to North Cascades National Park. When traveling from Leavenworth in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in North Cascades National Park: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Everett.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

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Rainbow Falls
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Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
Washington Pass ©
Washington Pass

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Seattle

Seattle
To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner .

Explore your travel options from North Cascades National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Traveling from North Cascades National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 56°F. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

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