10 days in Washington State & Montana Itinerary

10 days in Washington State & Montana Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State & Montana Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  15​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + foot + ferry:  6​h
3
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Bozeman
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
7
Spokane
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Seoul


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2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sky View Observatory and Kerry Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Boeing Future of Flight (in Mukilteo) and Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie). Dedicate the 25th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Seattle Public Library, don't miss a visit to Garden of Remembrance, explore the activities along Green Lake Park, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip site .

Seoul, South Korea to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Korea Standard Time (KST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -17 hour difference. Traveling from Seoul in July, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Boeing Future of Flight
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls

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.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the world behind art at San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, immerse yourself in nature at Stuart Island State Park, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, Friday Harbor is slightly colder than Seattle - with highs of 27°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ruby Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park in 6 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

1
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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, and then kick back and relax at Glen Lake Rotary Park - Bozeman Beach (formerly East Gallatin Recreation Area).

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Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Bozeman with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Olympic National Park to Bozeman. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bozeman, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Childrens Museums Museums Outdoors
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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

1
night
Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): look for gifts at Parks' Fly Shop and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps and more tourist information, read our Gardiner trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bozeman to Gardiner by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bozeman in July, with highs in Gardiner at 29°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Horseback Riding Tours
Parks' Fly Shop ©
Parks' Fly Shop

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): hike along Grinnell Glacier, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and finally admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip planning app .

You can drive from Gardiner to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gardiner in July; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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night
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 2nd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, stroll around Riverfront Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Downtown Spokane.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Spokane trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Spokane by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Spokane. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Neighborhoods Trails
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Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Downtown Spokane ©
Downtown Spokane

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