5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Houston
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Toutle
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Houston

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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, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for gifts at The Elliott Bay Book Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle driving holiday planner .

Houston to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Seattle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Houston in December; daily highs in Seattle reach 47°F and lows reach 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Toutle.

Things to do in Seattle

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Toutle

Toutle ©
Toutle is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. On the 21st (Thu), get impressive views of Mount St. Helens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Toutle trip planning site .

Drive from Seattle to Toutle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toutle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, Mount St. Helens
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Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens

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