13 days in Washington State Itinerary

13 days in Washington State Itinerary

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13 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Sequim
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

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Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Sequim day trip planning tool .

Newark to Sequim is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in May, with highs in Sequim at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Olympic National Park.
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B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kids will enjoy Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. There's lots more to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and trek along Second Beach Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Sequim to Olympic National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

2
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): trek along Skyline Trail, then hike along Trail of the Shadows, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Myrtle Falls, then head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, and then admire the sheer force of Comet Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park online travel planner .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in June: highs in Mount Rainier National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

2
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Island Studios, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip planner.

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Friday Harbor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Theme Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodland Park Zoo, and admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner .

Fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Parks
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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