10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday planner
Make it your trip
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Friday Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Seattle
— 2 nights


Tacoma — 3 nights

Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tacoma: Olympia (Washington State Capitol & Hands On Children's Museum). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Glass, make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass, immerse yourself in nature at Point Defiance Park, and admire the masterpieces at Tacoma Art Museum.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tacoma driving holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Tacoma. In July, daily temperatures in Tacoma can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Anacortes.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Side Trip

Anacortes — 1 night

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stroll around Washington Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Anacortes road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tacoma to Anacortes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. July in Anacortes sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Friday Harbor.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Friday Harbor — 3 nights

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.
Friday Harbor is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan, don't miss a visit to English Camp, and admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

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You can ride a ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Seattle — 2 nights

Emerald City

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, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Space Needle, walk around Olympic Sculpture Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder app.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 60°F.
Parks · Museums · Tours · Shopping
Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.