Best Places for a Day Trip in Seattle

January 29th, 2019 by

exploring the Seattle waterfront with coffee

Whether you’re headed from Vancouver to Seattle or somewhere farther away, the team at Dick Hannah Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Vancouver is here to help you enjoy your time around the Emerald City with this list of some fun Seattle WA day trips. Our team of locals is your guide to day trips near Seattle and other fun activities in the area, and we’re also your source for quality new and used cars near Beaverton

Pike Place Market

A trip to Seattle simply isn’t complete without a stop at the iconic and world-famous Pike Place Market. One of the oldest continuously functioning farmers’ markets in the country, PIke Place has been running since 1907 and continues to offer an incredibly diverse array of food and products, including one of the freshest available arrays of freshly caught fish in the country.

Mount Rainier

Also known as “Tahoma” or “Tacoma,” Mount Rainier is the highest mountain in the Northwest’s Cascade Mountain Range and an iconic peak that towers above all others in the state of Washington. Located just 60 miles south of Seattle in Mounta Rainier National Park, it sits at 14,411 feet. The drive there will include beautiful scenery of towering deciduous forest and crystal clear streams.


Located near local ski slopes and wineries, Leavenworth is a Bavarian-style village in the heart of the Cascades in the middle of the state. Enjoy German beer and food on Front Street, as well as a Nutcracker Museum, not to mention the incredible wildlife like eagles and ospreys at Waterfront Park. Give yourself about 2.5 hours to get from Seattle to Leavenworth.

Yakima Valley AVA

Wine enthusiasts won’t want to miss the chance to get out to the Yakima Valley AVA, an 11,000-acre stretch of vineyards and wineries, with a staggering array of grapes ranging from Chardonnay and Riesling to Pinot gris and Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s about 2.5-hour southeast from Seattle to this Shangri-La of wine.

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