Seattle is about good coffee, tasty microbrews, innovative art, cool biking trails, and great sports teams. Washington's most notable city is also surrounded by breathtaking nature, which starts with the surrounding, gorgeous mountains. If you're looking for an escape from busy streets, look no further than Olympic National Park during your stay in the Emerald City. Plenty of hotels near Olympic National Park ensure you'll be able to find a room that suits your needs, too.
Olympic National Park
When you stay at one of the hotels by Olympic National Park, you are putting yourself in the midst of a gorgeous natural oasis that combines mountain, forest, and coastal ecosystems. The motels by Olympic National Park typically have maps and suggested itineraries available for you to plan your excursions. There are many activities to enjoy inside this beautiful and diverse park, including hiking through the temperate Hoh Rainforest, snapping photos of grazing elk, witnessing the power of water at Sol Duc Falls, and camping at Lake Quinault. Don't forget to check out the grand Mount Olympus as well—or climb it if you have serious mountaineering skills. Needless to say, you'll have tales to tell when you get back to Seattle.
Of course, you should explore the Emerald City while here. Just 73 miles by car from the park is Pike Place Market—a bustling public market where you can find everything from artisanal cheeses and fresh fish to herbal products and unique crafts. After buying some things at Pike Place Market, walk over to the Seattle Aquarium and check out local Puget Sound fish, marine mammals, the Pacific coral reef, and much more. Are you concerned all this fun may run you over budget? Don't worry, because you can save with cheap Seattle flights any time of the year.
From the iconic Space Needle to wonderful Mount Rainier, Seattle is truly a world-class destination. The Travelocity app makes planning vacations to Olympic National Park less stressful, as you can snag exclusive mobile deals and save more cash for the trip.