15 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

15 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Seattle visit planner

Make it your trip
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Olympia
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights
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Olympia

— 3 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympia: Maury Island Marine Park (in Vashon), Bradley Lake Park (in Puyallup) and Cushman Trail (in Gig Harbor). Next up on the itinerary: explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, head outdoors with Tenino Quarry Pool, identify plant and animal life at Tumwater Falls Park, and trek along Sequalitchew Creek Trail Head.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Olympia day trip tool.

New York City to Olympia is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Olympia is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Olympia are little chillier (80°F), and nights are cooler (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 5 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Rainier National Park: Gold Creek Pond Trail (in Snoqualmie) and Denny Creek Trail (in North Bend). There's still lots to do: hike along Skyline Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Spray Falls, stroll through Burroughs Mountain Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park. In July, daily temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Seattle

— 6 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

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

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip