10 days in Colorado Springs, Washington State & Pocatello Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs, Washington State & Pocatello Itinerary

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Start: Houston
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Sequim
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 30 min
5
Pocatello
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Houston

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Canon City (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online trip builder.

Houston to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in May, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be much colder, around 42°F, while days are slightly colder, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

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, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, and walk around Discovery Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Seattle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Colorado Springs in May, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor holiday planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Friday Harbor reach 69°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan

1
night
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sequim sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Friday Harbor to Sequim takes 4 hours. June in Sequim sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pocatello.
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B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm

2
nights
Pocatello

Pocatello ©
Pocatello is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church, relax in the rural setting at Swore Farms, then take an in-depth tour of Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum, and finally take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Bannock County Historical Museum and then examine the collection at Museum of Clean.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Pocatello tour planner.

You can drive from Sequim to Pocatello in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Sequim in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pocatello: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pocatello

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Lava Hot Springs
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Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean
Swore Farms ©
Swore Farms
Bannock County Historical Museum ©
Bannock County Historical Museum

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