11 days in Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip itinerary maker

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Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Long Beach
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Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 1 night
Drive
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Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Seattle
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly
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Spokane
— 2 nights
Fly

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Long Beach

— 1 night
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Don Nisbett Art Gallery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Robert Bush Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oysterville Church, then visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Long Beach trip maker tool.

Houston to Long Beach is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Long Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in March, expect nights in Long Beach to be a bit cooler, around 41°F, while days are much colder, around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 1 night
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Worden State Park, then see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, then admire the masterpieces at Northwind Arts Center, and finally stop by Chimacum Corner Farmstand.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port Townsend trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Long Beach to Port Townsend takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island

— 1 night
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Fort Casey State Park, stroll around Fort Nugent Park, and then explore the activities along Deception Pass State Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oak Harbor trip planner.

You can drive from Port Townsend to Oak Harbor in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Oak Harbor are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.
On the 16th (Tue), examine the collection at The Whale Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor holiday site.

Traveling by journey from Oak Harbor to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Seattle

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Snoqualmie Falls and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, get some jogging in at Discovery Park, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip site.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Seattle are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Spokane

— 2 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 21st (Sun), snap pictures at Monroe Street Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls, stroll around Riverfront Park, then don't miss a visit to St. John's Cathedral, and finally walk around Manito Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Spokane trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Spokane in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, Spokane is slightly colder than Seattle - with highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · 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.