12 days in Washington State Itinerary

12 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Port Angeles
— 1 night
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Quinault
— 1 night
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Cathlamet
— 1 night
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Toutle
— 1 night
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Packwood
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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Chelan
— 1 night
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Bellingham
— 2 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally look for gifts at Chukar Cherries.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker app.

Richmond to Seattle is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Richmond to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Richmond in August, things will get a bit cooler in Seattle: highs are around 80°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
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Port Angeles

Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 16th (Sun), relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Angeles trip planning site.

Getting from Seattle to Port Angeles by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Port Angeles hover around 72°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Quinault.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

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Kayaking & Canoeing
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm

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Quinault

Quinault ©
Quinault is an unincorporated community in Washington in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): trek along Rain Forest Nature Trail, then delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Big Spruce Tree, then admire the sheer force of Merriman Falls, and finally trek along Quinault River-Pony Bridge Day Hike.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Quinault online trip planner.

You can drive from Port Angeles to Quinault in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Quinault are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cathlamet.

Things to do in Quinault

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Merriman Falls ©
Merriman Falls

1
night
Cathlamet

Cathlamet ©
Cathlamet is a town located along the Ocean Beach Highway in Wahkiakum County, Washington, United States, where it is the county seat. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Puget Island and then stroll around Clatskanie City Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cathlamet trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Quinault to Cathlamet in 3 hours. Traveling from Quinault in August, expect nights in Cathlamet to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Toutle.

Things to do in Cathlamet

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Clatskanie City Park ©
Clatskanie City Park
Puget Island ©
Puget Island

1
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Toutle

Toutle ©
Toutle is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at 7 Wonders Creation Museum and then look and learn at Johnston Ridge Observatory.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Toutle day trip tool.

Drive from Cathlamet to Toutle in 1.5 hours. August in Toutle sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Packwood.

Things to do in Toutle

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory

1
night
Packwood

Packwood ©
Packwood is an unincorporated community located in easternmost Lewis County, Washington.Packwood is located at the intersection of US Highway 12 and Gifford Pinchot National Forest Road 52 (Skate Creek Road). Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Packwood Lake Trail and then stroll through High Rock Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Packwood travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Toutle to Packwood in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Packwood

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Packwood Lake Trail ©
Packwood Lake Trail

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, then hike along Trail of the Shadows, and finally admire the sheer force of Comet Falls.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Packwood to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chelan.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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Chelan

Chelan ©
Chelan is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the waterfront at Stehekin Landing, then do a tasting at Tunnel Hill Winery, then do a tasting at Nefarious Cellars, and finally cool off at Slidewaters.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chelan itinerary maker website.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Chelan with the Route module. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, expect nights in Chelan to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Chelan

Wineries · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Tunnel Hill Winery ©
Tunnel Hill Winery
Slidewaters ©
Slidewaters
Nefarious Cellars ©
Nefarious Cellars

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Bellingham

Bellingham ©

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
On the 23rd (Sun), trek along Whatcom Falls Park, admire the natural beauty at Chuckanut Bay Gallery & Sculpture Garden, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Interurban Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at South Bay Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bellingham online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Chelan to Bellingham takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Chelan in August, plan for slightly colder days in Bellingham, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park
Chuckanut Bay Gallery & Sculpture Garden ©
Chuckanut Bay Gallery & Sculpture Garden

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