11 days in Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Washington State Itinerary

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11 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Neah Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Port Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Long Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): wander the streets of Pike Place Market and then get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seattle day trip planning app .

Dallas to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Seattle at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): look for gifts at SeaBear Wild Salmon, stroll through Rosario Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Deception Pass State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Anacortes road trip website .

You can drive from Seattle to Anacortes in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Anacortes hover around 74°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Deception Pass State Park
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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
SeaBear Wild Salmon ©
SeaBear Wild Salmon

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.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the world behind art at San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, then identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Neah Bay.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

1
night
Neah Bay

Neah Bay ©
Neah Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Makah Reservation in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Makah Cultural and Research Center, explore the activities along Cape Flattery, and then trek along Cape Flattery Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Neah Bay journey builder .

Traveling by car from Friday Harbor to Neah Bay takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, expect nights in Neah Bay to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Neah Bay

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Cape Flattery
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Cape Flattery ©
Cape Flattery
Makah Cultural and Research Center ©
Makah Cultural and Research Center

2
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 28th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, hike along Second Beach Trail, and then explore the activities along Crescent Lake. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, enjoy the sea views from New Dungeness Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at Dungeness River Audubon Center, and finally experience rural life at Purple Haze Lavender Farm.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Port Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Neah Bay to Port Angeles in 2 hours. July in Port Angeles sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sequim, Olympic National Park
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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake

3
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Disappointment State Park. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, take a memorable drive along Long Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Long Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Port Angeles to Long Beach in 4.5 hours. In July in Long Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse

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