Seattle, Whales & National Parks of Washington State Fly Drive

Experience North America's great outdoors at its best. Discover Washington State's wild coastlines, snow-capped mountains, rain forests, volcanoes and glaciers.

Seattle, Whales & National Parks of Washington State Fly Drive

Bound by the Pacific Ocean to the west and Rocky Mountains to the east, the Great Outdoors awaits in the US State of Washington. Thousands of miles of spectacular walking trails meander through National Parks where active volcanoes, glacier- topped mountains and wild coast provide the backdrop. Take to the roads on a fly-drive holiday and explore at your own pace, discovering the region's passion for farm-to-table produce, organic wineries and local micro-breweries.

Explore the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Seattle. Visit the San Juan Islands and look out for Orca whales, visit Olympic National Park, Mt. Rainer National Park and North Cascades National Park

    DAY 01

    Arrive Seattle

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    Arrive at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport today. You’ll be transferred by private town car or SUV to your luxurious hotel in downtown. This evening, explore the emerald city and its unique neighborhoods on your own. See Pike Place Market, check out Lake Union, and learn the history of this city on the water. Hotel: Inn at the Market.
      DAY 02

      Free Day To Explore Seattle

      Washington State

      Free-day to sight see around Seattle on your own. Visit some of the top attractions in the city with your City Pass vouchers including the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, and the Experience Music Project. Optional: Savor a walking food tour of Pike Place Market or one of the inner neighbourhoods (not included in package rate).  Hotel: Inn at the Market.
        DAY 03

        San Juan Islands

        Washington State

        The San Juan archipelago harbors near-mythical beauty amid its undeveloped islands and seascapes. Spend the day on Evergreen Escapes private San Juan Islands Tour discovering this remote wilderness with a naturalist guide. As the morning ferry cruises to Friday Harbor, keep an eye out for marine life and birds. Then embark on a 3-hour whale watching search by kayak, passing wildlife refuges and rugged coastline.  Hotel: Inn at the Market
          DAY 04

          Olympic National Park

          Washington State

          Pick-up your rental car for your adventure to Washington’s National Parks. Take the ferry across Puget Sound to the majestic Olympic Peninsula. Follow the shoreline of Hood Canal and enjoy spectacular scenery as the road hugs the edge of the of the deep-water fjord and forested shoreline. In Port Angeles enjoy a short beach walk to get an up-close view into the world of sea cucumbers, sea anemones and giant Pacific octopuses. Drive through Elwha Valley. Accommodation Options

            DAY 05

            Olympic National Park

            Washington State

            Travel to the famed Hoh Rain Forest. Moist ocean air from the Pacific brings over 150? of annual rainfall to this area, making the Olympics the only temperate rain forests in the northern hemisphere! Three loop trails near the Hoh Visitor Center are easy to stroll and give a great sampling of the area. Next, head over to Rialto Beach, north of the Quillayute River. It is one of the few drive-to beaches in the area and a beautiful spot to enjoy the surf. Accommodation Options

              DAY 06

              Mt. Rainer National Park

              Washington State

              Drive to Mt. Rainier National Park for your next adventure. Mt. Rainier is encased in more than 35 square miles of snow and ice, and surrounded by old-growth forests, alpine meadows, lakes, and waterfalls. Experience this amazing National Park today through a series of stops and scenic walks. Learn about the geology behind this active volcano at the Longmire and Paradise visitor centers, watch for elk, bears. Hotel: Wellspring Spa
                DAY 07

                Mt. Rainer National Park

                Washington State

                Explore more of Mt. Rainier National Park today. Go for a long hike in the Tatoosh Range or drive around to the north side of the mountain to Crystal Mountain Resort to ride the Gondola to the top of the ski resort for unparalleled views of the mountain range. Hotel: Wellspring Spa.
                  DAY 08

                  North Cascades National Park

                  Washington State

                  Travel through the Cascade Mountains today to eastern Washington and then north to your next destination. Enjoy lunch in the Bavarian village of Leavenworth (try Icicle Brewing for a beer and bratwurst) and explore this town’s quaint store-fronts. Late this afternoon relax at Patterson Lake on a kayak, canoe or SUP board. Hotel: Sun Mountain Resort
                    DAY 09

                    North Cascades National Park

                    Washington State

                    North Cascades National Park is nicknamed the “American Alps” for a reason: It is one of the most remote and rugged parks in the United States; and any adventure into its solitude and grandeur is unforgettable. Explore the park’s alpine meadows, cross its rocky ridges, and see its endless sea of jagged peaks veneered by blue glaciers today. Meander along the forested shores of Lake Diablo or push on up to Cascade Pass for a challenging alpine hike that is worth the effort! Hotel: Sun Mountain Resort.
                      DAY 10

                      Return To The UK


                      Say good bye as you make your way back to Western Washington, past the Puget Sound, and to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for your afternoon or evening flight home.
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