5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Toutle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Vancouver
— Few hours
tram + Fly:  8​h 15​min
Charlotte

3
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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and look for gifts at The Elliott Bay Book Company.

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Charlotte to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Charlotte in December, plan for little chillier days in Seattle, with highs around 47°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Toutle.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

1
day
Toutle

Toutle ©
Toutle is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount St. Helens.

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Getting from Seattle to Toutle by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toutle

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mount St. Helens
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Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens

few
hours
Vancouver

Vancouver
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver vacation trip planner.

Getting from Toutle to Vancouver by car takes about an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Fri).

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