13 days in Greater Seattle & Powell Itinerary

13 days in Greater Seattle & Powell Itinerary

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Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Olympia
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
4
Powell
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Seattle

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Visiting Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Brightwater Center will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Patterson Cellars - Hollywood Hill (in Woodinville), Duthie Hill Park (in Issaquah) and Edmonds (Picnic Point Park & Brackett's Landing South). The adventure continues: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of Saint Ignatius, catch a live event at T-Mobile Park, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Wilderness Arboretum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seattle journey maker app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. In August in Seattle, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Woodinville, Issaquah, Edmonds, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Lake Wilderness Arboretum
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
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Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. On the 24th (Sat), explore the activities along Tolmie State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually Reach Nature Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Tumwater Falls Park, identify plant and animal life at Wolf Haven International, thenview the masterpieces at Childhood's End Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Olympia trip planning site.

You can drive from Seattle to Olympia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Olympia when traveling from Seattle in August, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Wolf Haven International, Tumwater Falls Park
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Tumwater Falls Park ©
Tumwater Falls Park
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

4
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Visiting Skyline Trail and Camp Muir Trail will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, hike along Burroughs Mountain Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, and take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Mount Rainier National Park are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Powell.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

1
night
Powell

Powell ©
Powell is a city in Park County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Homesteader Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Powell route maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Powell. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mount Rainier National Park to Powell due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 31st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Powell

Museums Shopping
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Homesteader Museum ©
Homesteader Museum

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