5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Portland
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Yakima
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Portland

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Yakima

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Yakima is a US city located about 60 miles southeast of Mount Rainier in Washington. Cascade Loop has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), cruise along Cascade Loop, then take an in-depth tour of Yakima Valley Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Yakima Sportsman State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Yakima travel planner.

Portland to Yakima is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Portland in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yakima, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

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Yakima Sportsman State Park ©
Yakima Sportsman State Park
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Yakima Valley Museum

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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.
Dedicate the 9th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seattle travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Yakima to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yakima in October, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
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