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Seattle Trip planner

Seattle is a city that is a mix of exciting urban culture and surrounding unmatched natural beauty. Seattle, located in the state of Washington has things to offer to every kind of a traveller. Things to do in Seattle include sightseeing, art & culture, family fun, outdoors, shopping, neighbouring countryside, cruises, restaurants, wineries, breweries and many distilleries. Use TripHobo’s Seattle trip planner to plan an exciting trip with your family & friends to the city of Seattle.

Step 1

The very first step to start planning a trip to Seattle is to decide on the travel dates and duration. In the TripHobo’s Trip Planner, enter a start destination in 'From City' and an end destination in 'To City' along with the dates which will help the Seattle trip planner to work out a route for that fits within your travel dates.

Step 2

Seattle is very well connected to most of the major cities in the United States as well as to cities outside of the US. Seattle is very easy to navigate and has a wide variety of transportation options that will help you getting to Seattle. Once you have entered the city you will be travelling from, the Seattle trip planner’s route finder will give you a range of transportation options like flights, rail, buses, or even self-drive car along with the travel duration and tentative schedule.

Step 3

Seattle journey planner uses an integrated tool that helps you choose from various accommodation options. Seattle has a wide variety of classy, urban, and chic hotels to choose from. Choose your hotel and book it instantly using the Seattle trip planner. This tool will also suggest you stay options from Airbnb if you are planning to travel on a budget.

Step 4

Once you have decided on your travel dates and the means to reach Seattle city, you need to make a list of attractions and activities that you want to visit/do. You can use the Seattle trip planner’s drag & Drop feature to add various attractions to your trip plan. Remember to keep in mind the amount of time that you are planning to spend at each attraction and also the time that you will take to move between two attractions.

TripHobo recommends that you add the following places of interest to your Seattle travel plan: Pike Place Market, Central Public Library, Seattle Museum, Smith Tower, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Great Wheel, Space Needle. There are many outdoor activities and tours outside the city that you can add to your Seattle travel plan. These activities include: Hiking, Paddling, Biking, Flightseeing and Ferry Riding.

Plan a trip to Seattle

Day 1 : Suggested by Seattle trip planner

  • Pioneer Square: Square, Family And Kids
    Claimed as Seattle’s first neighbourhood, the Union Square is known for its historic buildings showcasing the rich Romanesque Revival architecture. Other things to enjoy at the Union Square are: Art & Heritage Walks, Nightlife, Restaurants and Boutiques Shops.
    Added 14.8K times in trip plans
    Address: 3rd Ave & James St., Seattle, WA 98104
    Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

  • Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park: History Museum, National Park, Family And Kids
    Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park commemorates the stories of stories of the Klondike Gold Rush. This park has many activities for the visitors like hiking trails and ranger guided tours and talks.
    Added 22.4K times in trip plans
    Address: 319 Second Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
    Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

  • Wing Luke Museum: Museum, History Museum, Family And Kids
    The Wing Luke Museums is dedicated to immigrants of Asian Pacific American community. Located in Chinatown, this museum helps you understand early to current day issue and trends through its guided tours & exhibits.
    Added 11.6K times in trip plans
    Address: 719 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104, United States
    Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

  • Pike Place Market: Art And Culture, Restaurant, Entertainment
    Pike Place Market is one of the oldest continuously operated farmer’s market in the United State. Opened in 1907, this market is divided into two levels. The lower level has many shops selling antique, collectibles, books and has a few restaurants. The upper level has stall that sell the local, fresh produce like fish, fruits & vegetables.
    Added 59.5K times in trip plans
    Address: 85 Pike Street, Room 500, Seattle, WA 98101
    Time required: 02:00 Hrs

Day 2 : Suggested by Seattle trip planner

  • The Seattle Waterfront Or Central Waterfront: Waterfront, Walking Area, Family And Kids
    Overlooking the spectacular views of Elliott Bay, the Seattle Waterfront is one of the most urban neighbourhoods of Seattle. Here you can watch the ferries and container ships travel across Elliott Bay, visit novelty shops and art galleries, or enjoy a meal at one of its fine dining restaurants.
    Added 29.9K times in trip plans
    Address: 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
    Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

  • Seattle Great Wheel: Entertainment, Family And Kids, Rides
    Situated at the Pier 57 on Elliott Bay, the Seattle Great Wheel is a 175 feet tall Ferris Wheel. A ride on this wheel will offer you breath-taking views of the city of Seattle on one side and the Elliot Bay on the other.
    Added 41.9K times in trip plans
    Address: 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
    Time Required: 00:30 Mins

  • Elliott Bay Waterfront: Waterfront, Entertainment, Family And Kids
    Added 3.3K times in trip plans
    Address: Seattle Waterfront Seattle, WA 98101
    Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

  • Olympic Sculpture Park: Park, Family And Kids, Sculpture
    The Olympic Sculpture Park is a public park that offers an outdoor sculpture museum and beach. The sculpture museum has many permanent and temporary installations. At the beach, you can enjoy many beach activities or relax at a park located near the waterfront.
    Added 22.4K times in trip plans
    Address: 2901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
    Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Day 3 : Suggested by Seattle trip planner

  • Seattle Art Museum: Art Museum, Family And Kids
    The Seattle Art Museum, commonly known as SAM, consist of three facilities spread over the city of Seattle. These include The Main Museum facility, The Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Olympic Sculpture Park. These museums have permanent and well as temporary exhibits.
    Added 19.4K times in trip plans
    Address: 1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
    Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

  • Nordstrom Downtown Seattle: Cafe, Shopping Center, Family And Kids
    Nordstrom Downtown Seattle is a departmental store located along the Pine Street in Seattle. The store has various sections like men, women & children clothing, shop apparel, shoes, jewellery, and luggage.
    Added 1.8K times in trip plans
    Address: 500 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101
    Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

  • The Museum of Flight: Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum
    The Museum of Flight is a private air and space museum and is located just outside Seattle. Some of the aircrafts on display are: Boeing 747, Concorde 214, Lockheed D-21, Lockheed Martin RQ-3 DarkStar, Lamson L-106 Alcor and many more.
    Added 27.1K times in trip plans
    Address: 9404 East Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, United States
    Time required: 2:00hrs

  • Westfield Southcentre: Entertainment, Mall, Shopping Center
    Westfield Southcentre is an indoor shopping mall in the city of Seattle. The mall has more than 200 stores, various restaurants and cafes and an IMAX theatre.
    Added 3.3K times in trip plans
    Address: 2800 Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA 98188
    Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Seattle Neighbourhood Trips, Day Trips And Trip Ideas For Your Travel 

  • Spokane: Plan your trip to Spokane and relax in luxury. The city of Spokane which is often called the ‘gateway to the American west’ is a lively city immersed in natural beauty. Things to do in Spokane include: Whitewater adventure, biking, hiking, bar-hopping, and visiting wineries and breweries. ‘
  • Portland: The city of Portland is known for its outdoor, tech, fashion and culinary scenes. Use the Portland trip planner to plan your perfect gateway trip to Portland where you can enjoy its natural outdoors, artistic architecture and contemporary food & wine.
  • Tacoma: Planning your trip to Tacoma is made easy by TripHobo’s Trip Planner. Visit Tacoma and enjoy its world-renowned glass art, vibrant & urban city centre, and Mount Rainier, the ultimate American alpine climbing experience.
  • Everett: One of the day trips from Seattle include a trip to Everett which is home to the second-largest marina on the West Coast. Boeing’s jumbo jet assembly plant is also located here. Attractions in Everett include: Future of Flight Aviation Centre & Boeing Tour, Imagine Children’s Museum, Jetty Island, Schack Art Centre, Flying Heritage Collection and Everett Performing Arts Centre.
  • Friday Harbour: Friday Harbour itinerary planner helps you plan your perfect day out to this north-western treasure that is made up of peaceful landscapes, pristine harbours and diverse wildlife.

Trip ideas for your American Trip: West Coast of the United States

  • Plan a trip to San Francisco

    The city of San Francisco has little bit of everything. Places to see in San Francisco include: Golden Gate Bridge, The Rock, Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, North Beach, Chinatown, along with San Francisco’s great food and nightlife.

  • Plan a trip to San Jose

    Visit San Jose, a hub of Silicon Valley, which has many things to offer to you. From history, to entertainment, to landscapes to great food. Activities in San Jose include: Amusement Parks, Museums, Golf, Performing Arts, Outdoors, Shopping, Wineries and Nightlife.
  • Plan a trip to Los Angeles

    Rightly called the ‘City of Angels’, the city of Los Angeles is home to the famous Hollywood movie industry. Los Angeles has a great mix of entertainment, restaurants, nightlife, culture, sports and outdoor activities.
  • Plan a trip to San Diego

    A complete family destination, visit San Diego in California and explore its various attractions like: The SeaWorld, Water parks, Beaches, Casinos, Cruises, Parks & Gardens, Water sport activities, Spas, Food & Drinks and Shopping.

Planning a trip to Seattle

The Seattle trip planner is a unique well-integrated tool that will let you plan a hassle-free Seattle trip. This tool will help you choose from a diverse option of flights, routes, tours, and hotels. In addition to that, this tool will also help you book your accommodation instantly along with sightseeing tours.

Multi city trip planner - plan beyond Seattle

The Seattle trip planner will also help you plan a multi city tour. If you have a few extra days at hand, you can add cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, San Jose and many more to your trip. TripHobo’s trip planner will then suggest you the routes, transportation options, hotels and tours for these cities and help you come up with an integrated trip plan.

Trip Budget calculator for your Seattle trip

TripHobo’s Seattle trip planner comes with a real-time budget calculator that helps you manage various trip expenses like transport, accommodation along with miscellaneous costs like shopping, food and tips.

Group trip planner

TripHobo’s Seattle trip planner has a unique feature that lets you plan, save and share your Seattle trip plan with your group of friends or family. Once you are ready with your trip plan, enter the email IDs of people you want to share the plan with and the group trip planner tool will send them a final itinerary complete with all the flight details, hotel options, day wise itinerary, tours and the trip cost. The group trip planner also has a ‘chat’ feature which lets you chat-as-you-plan with your group of traveller.

Intercity Transit in Seattle

Navigating through the city of Seattle is very easy as the city is very well connected and offers a range of options to choose from. Various modes of transportation available in Seattle are: Bus, Bike, RideShare, Rail, and Water Taxis. the Seattle trip planner will autosuggest you the transit options, routes and its schedule depending on the attractions you have selected. Use the Seattle Metro Planner to choose from different transit options according to your liking. The Seattle trip planner will also suggest you driving direction, along with the nearest bus and rail stops.

Tips for Planning your Seattle trip

  • Plan ahead, once you have finalized your itinerary using the Seattle trip planner, make sure you make the necessary bookings in advance. These include restaurant reservations, park tickets, car rentals, train & ferry tickets.
  • The month of June is the wettest.
  • Through July to September, the days are longer and it doesn’t get dark until 9 or 10 pm.
  • The best time to visit Seattle is from May to October.
  • Get a CityPASS that offers a discount to most of the Seattle’s attractions.
  • Use metro for faster, cheaper and comfortable transit.
  • Carry an umbrella, rain boots and a weatherproof jacket.


Seattle Trip Planner

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