6 days in Seattle, Olympic National Park & Leavenworth Itinerary

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Seattle
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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Leavenworth
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Seattle — 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then make a trip to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally walk around Olympic Sculpture Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Seattle. In December, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Crescent and then stroll through Rialto Beach. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Merriman Falls.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park online holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leavenworth.
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Leavenworth — 2 nights

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore by horseback at Leavenworth Sleigh Rides, see the interesting displays at Nutcracker Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, and finally walk around Front Street Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Pybus Public Market, then stroll around Waterfront Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Icicle Brewing Company.

Before you visit Leavenworth, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Leavenworth with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in December: high temperatures in Leavenworth hover around 33°F and lows are around 22°F.
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