59 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

59 days in Greater Seattle Itinerary

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Mount Rainier National Park
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Olympia
— 10 nights
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Seattle
— 39 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Rainier and Comet Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mount Rainier National Park: Denny Creek Trail (in North Bend) and Gold Creek Pond Trail (in Snoqualmie). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Spray Falls, head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, trek along Burroughs Mountain Trail, and stroll through Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park online driving holiday planner.

Knoxville to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Knoxville to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Knoxville in May, expect Mount Rainier National Park to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Olympia

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and Nisqually Reach Nature Center. Explore Olympia's surroundings by going to Cushman Trail (in Gig Harbor), Dupont (Sequalitchew Creek Trail Head & The Home Course) and Puyallup (Pioneer Park & Bradley Lake Park). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, contemplate the long history of The Schmidt House, have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, and hike along Maury Island Marine Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Olympia tour site.

Traveling by bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. May in Olympia sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Alki Beach and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Seahurst Beach Park and Golden Gardens Park. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Edmonds (Marina Beach Park, Brackett's Landing South, &more), Discover Nature (in Lakewood) and Renton (Jimi Hendrix Grave Site & Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home). Dedicate the 4th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Space Needle, stroll the grounds of Tahoma National Cemetery, see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, and take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

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Traveling by car from Olympia to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Olympia in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 52°F. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips