8 days in Washington State Itinerary

8 days in Washington State Itinerary

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8 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Spokane
— Few hours
+2
Fly + tram + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Port Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

few
hours
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverfront Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, and then admire the natural beauty at Manito Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Spokane attractions planner .

Salt Lake City to Spokane is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in June; daily highs in Spokane reach 77°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Spokane

#Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

3
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Angeles: Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park, & more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and experience rural life at B&B Family Farm.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Port Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Spokane in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Angeles: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, B&B Family Farm
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Murhut Falls ©
Murhut Falls

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): trek along Skyline Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

Plan trip to Mount Rainier National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Port Angeles to Mount Rainier National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Angeles in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Mount Rainier National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle day trip tool .

Traveling by train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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