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Seattle Weekend Getaway Ideas

Getaways within a short drive from Seattle

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park

Philip Kramer/The Image Bank/Getty Images Morning Alphorn Performance at Enzian Inn in Leavenworth Washington

Morning Alphorn Performance at Enzian Inn in Leavenworth Washington

© Angela M. Brown Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria Oregon ©Angela M. Brown

Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria Oregon

Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria Oregon

Whether you are visitor looking to add on to your Seattle vacation experience, or a local looking for a quick escape, the Seattle area is blessed with many possibilities for day trips and getaways. You can head to the forest, the mountain's top, or to a quiet island. You can visit a National Park or enjoy small-town shopping.

Seattle getaways within a 2-hour drive:
Are you looking for a short vacation? An ambitious day trip? These destinations make great Seattle getaways.

Seattle getaways within a 3-to-4-hour drive:
If you're willing to add a couple more hours to your drive, these destinations become viable Seattle weekend getaways.

These Seattle getaways will take you to islands, forests, or mountains, to places lively or places remote. You'll be able to relax and know, when the getaway is over, it's only a short drive home.

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