10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 1 night
Drive
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Seattle Clipper Terminal, Fly to Green Bay

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Seattle

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then make a trip to Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then walk around Kerry Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle itinerary planner.

Green Bay to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Green Bay to Seattle is minus 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 11th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs.

For ratings and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Olympic National Park

— 3 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hurricane Ridge and Sol Duc Falls. Get in touch with nature at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Ruby Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, hike along High Divide, and stroll through Second Beach Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Olympic National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are slightly colder, around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Port Townsend

— 1 night
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. On the 15th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Fort Worden State Park, make a trip to The Starrett House Inn, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Townsend holiday maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Port Townsend. In July, daytime highs in Port Townsend are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Olga.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with Outer Island Expeditions.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Olga vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Port Townsend to Olga takes 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Olga can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olga

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Olga to Friday Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Friday Harbor when traveling from Olga in July, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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.