7 days in Seattle, Mount Rainier National Park & Portland Itinerary

7 days in Seattle, Mount Rainier National Park & Portland Itinerary

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Seattle
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Mount Rainier National Park
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Portland
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Seattle

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 a sense of the local culture at Pike Place Market and Saint James Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Discover Nature and Alki Beach. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning app.

Washington DC to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Seattle. In March, daytime highs in Seattle are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Discover Nature ©
Discover Nature

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 18th (Thu), trek along Trail of the Shadows and then stroll through Skyline Trail.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park sightseeing website.

Traveling by shuttle from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in March, plan for little chillier nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Trail of the Shadows
Trail of the Shadows

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): do a tasting at Archery Summit Winery, then examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Camassia Natural Area, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, then get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and finally steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Portland takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Portland are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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