6 days in Olympic National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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Olympic National Park — 2 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Keep things going the next day: hike along Hurricane Ridge and then cruise along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip planner.

Appleton to Olympic National Park is an approximately 25-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Appleton to Olympic National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Appleton in August; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 72°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.
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Seattle — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, see Seattle Art Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Seattle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Olympic National Park in August; daily highs in Seattle reach 80°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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