13 days in Seattle & Mount Rainier National Park Itinerary

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Seattle
— 10 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
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Seattle — 10 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.
You've added Pike Place Market, Mountain Loop Highway, Island Adventures Whale Watching, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Murhut Falls, Olympic National Park, &more), Mount Rainier (in Mount Rainier National Park) and Union Station (in Tacoma). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take a memorable tour with Tours, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry, and find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Seattle. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 2 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
On the 11th (Mon), admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley, then hike along Skyline Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls, then delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, and then stroll through Paradise Loop.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Seattle in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 49°F.
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