10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
+2
Fly + Tram + Shuttle:  10 h 15 min
1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Sequim
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
End: Indianapolis

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park sightseeing planner.

Indianapolis to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, Mount Rainier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

3
nights
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.
Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Merriman Falls in Quinault, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, and explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park driving holiday planning site .

You can fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, you will find days in Olympic National Park are little chillier (70°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Merriman Falls
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

1
night
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Purple Haze Lavender Farm, stroll through Jardin du Soleil, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, then relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, and finally head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sequim trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Olympic National Park to Sequim in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Sequim can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Purple Haze Lavender Farm ©
Purple Haze Lavender Farm
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

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 23rd (Thu), get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor sightseeing app .

Drive from Sequim to Friday Harbor in 4 hours. July in Friday Harbor sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 60°F. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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