10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Drive:  8​h
1
Port Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Ilwaco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Vancouver
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Antonio

3
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Get outdoors at Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Angeles: Olympic National Park (Hood Canal, Murhut Falls, & more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Second Beach Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and experience rural life at Jardin du Soleil.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Angeles road trip planning website .

San Antonio to Port Angeles is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Port Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from San Antonio in July, with highs in Port Angeles at 70°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Jardin du Soleil
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Mount Storm King
Mount Storm King

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): trek along Skyline Trail, then hike along Trail of the Shadows, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Port Angeles to Mount Rainier National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Angeles in July, you will find days in Mount Rainier National Park are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Ilwaco.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

1
night
Ilwaco

Ilwaco ©
Ilwaco is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Clark's Dismal Nitch, enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

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

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Ilwaco with the Route module. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, you will find days in Ilwaco are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ilwaco

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Clark's Dismal Nitch, Long Beach
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North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 12th (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at Esther Short Park, kick back and relax at Wintler Community Park, have fun at Leverich Park, then steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, and finally snap pictures at Interstate Bridge.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Ilwaco to Vancouver by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Ilwaco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Vancouver, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Esther Short Park ©
Esther Short Park
Leverich Park ©
Leverich Park

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.
Get outdoors at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Woodland Park Zoo. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Seattle are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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