10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Forks
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + tram + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Snoqualmie Falls and Bloedel Reserve. Get outdoors at Lake Wilderness Arboretum and Poo Poo Point - Chirico Trail. Step out of Seattle to go to Issaquah and see Duthie Hill Park, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and stroll through Kerry Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planner .

Minneapolis to Seattle is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Issaquah, Bloedel Reserve, Lake Wilderness Arboretum, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then head outdoors with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to English Camp, then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cattle Point.

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Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Friday Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 74°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Forks.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the activities along Hoh River and then delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. On your second day here, stop by Native to Twilight, enjoy the sand and surf at Second Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Third Beach.

Plan trip to Forks with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Friday Harbor to Forks in 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Forks are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

La Push, Olympic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Hoh River ©
Hoh River

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier and then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Myrtle Falls, then stroll through Skyline Trail, and then trek along Box Canyon Loop.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Forks to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Myrtle Falls ©
Myrtle Falls

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