10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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

1
night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at The Whale Museum and then don't miss a visit to English Camp. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with WaterWorks Gallery, deepen your knowledge of military history at American Camp, then explore and take pictures at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and finally admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor trip itinerary planning tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Friday Harbor is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Friday Harbor. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
WaterWorks Gallery ©
WaterWorks Gallery

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.
Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Bruce Lee Grave Site and Pioneer Square for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (Museum of Glass & LeMay - America's Car Museum). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, walk around Kerry Park, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planning site .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Seattle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tacoma
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 27th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, don't miss a visit to St. John's Cathedral, then walk around Riverfront Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Spokane trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Seattle to Spokane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Seattle in May, Spokane is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

1
day
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Presby Museum, then do a tasting at Maryhill Winery, then explore the world behind art at Maryhill Museum of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Stonehenge Memorial.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Goldendale tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Spokane to Goldendale takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Spokane in May, you will find days in Goldendale are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Goldendale

Museums Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Presby Museum ©
Presby Museum
Maryhill Winery ©
Maryhill Winery

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): browse the fresh offerings at Esther Short Park, contemplate the long history of Vancouver National Historic Reserve, then steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of Officers' Row.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vancouver visit planner.

Getting from Goldendale to Vancouver by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Goldendale in May: highs in Vancouver hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Esther Short Park ©
Esther Short Park
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

2
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.
On the 30th (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in May: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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