9 days in Seattle, Olympic National Park & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

9 days in Seattle, Olympic National Park & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State visit planner
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo

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Seattle — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of King Street Station, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Seattle travel route builder app.

Kalamazoo to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Olympic National Park — 3 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail and then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Mount Rainier National Park — 4 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
Get outdoors at Skyline Trail and Discover Nature. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, admire the sheer force of Narada Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, and get engrossed in the history at Longmire Museum.

Before you visit Mount Rainier National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. When traveling from Olympic National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 53°F at night. You will leave for home on the 17th (Sun).
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours