11 days in Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 1 night
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Sailing Seattle. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Gardens Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach Park.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle itinerary maker tool.

Indianapolis to Seattle is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Seattle. Traveling from Indianapolis in June, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 74°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at The Whale Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Friday Harbor at 69°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Moran State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with Outer Island Expeditions.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Olga trip planner.

You can travel from Friday Harbor to Olga in 1.5 hours. In June in Olga, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olga

Adventure · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get in touch with nature at Kalaloch Beach Trail 4 and High Divide. Discover out-of-the-way places like Murhut Falls and Hood Canal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Merriman Falls (in Quinault) and Rocky Brook Falls Trail (in Brinnon). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus and tour the pleasant surroundings at Quinault River-Pony Bridge Day Hike.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Olga to Olympic National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Myrtle Falls as well as Mount Rainier. On the 18th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, then trek along Box Canyon Loop, then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Myrtle Falls. Keep things going the next day: trek along Wonderland Trail and then trek along Burroughs Mountain Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park driving holiday planning app.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Olympic National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Galleries · 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.