13 days in Washington State Itinerary

13 days in Washington State Itinerary

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13 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  45​min
2
Port Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Forks
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Shuttle + Tram + Fly + Bus:  72​h
End: New York City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Space Needle and then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Seattle road trip tool .

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Seattle at 74°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Discovery Park ©
Discovery Park
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

2
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 1st (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Marymere Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, then hike along Second Beach Trail, then stroll through Ozette Loop Hike, and finally explore and take pictures at B&B Family Farm.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Port Angeles online day trip planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Port Angeles in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Port Angeles reach 66°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Forks.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, B&B Family Farm
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Ozette Loop Hike ©
Ozette Loop Hike

2
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), stroll through Hoh River Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, stroll through Ruby Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tree Root Cave.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Forks trip planner.

Getting from Port Angeles to Forks by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hoh River Trail ©
Hoh River Trail
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, then get outside with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor holiday builder .

Getting from Forks to Friday Harbor by car takes about 5.5 hours. In July in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 6th (Sat), trek along Skyline Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Paradise Valley, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, then hike along Trail of the Shadows, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Mount Rainier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

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