10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State tour planner
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Goldendale
— 1 night
Drive
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Leavenworth
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park — 2 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hurricane Ridge and Rialto Beach. Attractions like Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Ruby Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: hike along Second Beach Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at High Divide, and take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

Discover how to plan a Olympic National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Denver to Olympic National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Denver in June, expect Olympic National Park to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Seattle — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Woodland Park Zoo. Kids will appreciate attractions like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Alki Beach. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and admire the landmark architecture of King Street Station.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Seattle. In June, Seattle is a bit warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Olga.
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Olga, Orcas Island — 1 night

Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.HistoryOlga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. On the 12th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Orcas Island Pottery, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Outer Island Expeditions, and then immerse yourself in nature at Moran State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Olga trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Olga takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Olga reach 66°F and lows reach 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and finally relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

Plan my day in Friday Harbor using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can travel from Olga to Friday Harbor in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Goldendale.
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Goldendale — 1 night

Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. On the 14th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Maryhill State Park, steep yourself in history at Stonehenge Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at Maryhill Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Presby Museum, and finally relax in the rural setting at Goldendale Reindeer.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Goldendale itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Friday Harbor to Goldendale takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Friday Harbor in June, with highs in Goldendale at 82°F and lows at 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Leavenworth.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Leavenworth — 1 night

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, make a trip to Front Street Park, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Leavenworth trip planning website.

You can drive from Goldendale to Leavenworth in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Goldendale in June, with highs in Leavenworth at 77°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Washington State travel guide

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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.
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