14 days in Washington State Itinerary

14 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Tacoma
— 1 night
Drive
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Poulsbo
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Forks
— 2 nights
Drive to William R Fairchild International Airport, Fly to Palm Springs

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Tacoma

— 1 night
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Tacoma online attractions planner.

Palm Springs to Tacoma is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Palm Springs in May, plan for colder days in Tacoma, with highs around 66°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 49°F. You'll set off for Poulsbo on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Poulsbo

— 1 night
Poulsbo is a city on Liberty Bay in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Poulsbo Historical Society and Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Undersea Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Poulsbo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tacoma to Poulsbo takes an hour. Traveling from Tacoma in May, Poulsbo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 44°F. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Poulsbo

Museums

Side Trip

Port Townsend

— 1 night
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Jefferson Museum of Art & History, Kelly Art Deco Light Museum, The Rothschild House, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Port Townsend Marine Science Center, get a new perspective on things with Puget Sound Express, then explore the world behind art at Kelly Art Deco Light Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Jefferson Museum of Art & History, and finally see the interesting displays at The Rothschild House.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Townsend holiday planner.

You can drive from Poulsbo to Port Townsend in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Port Townsend are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Port Angeles

— 2 nights
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Madison Creek Falls and Marymere Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Port Angeles Whale Watch Company and Olympic Discovery Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Olympic Coast Discovery Center and Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Angeles day trip tool.

You can drive from Port Townsend to Port Angeles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 5 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 Hoh River and Pacific Beach State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ozette Loop Hike and Merriman Falls. Explore Olympic National Park's surroundings by going to Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree & Quinault Big Cedar) and Sandphifer Gallery (in Pacific Beach). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, and hike along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Olympic National Park is just a short distance from Port Angeles. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. On the 1st (Tue), you're off to Forks.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Forks

— 2 nights
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Forks Timber Museum, examine the collection at John's Beachcombing Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Push Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at First Beach, and finally look for gifts at Native to Twilight. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Quillayute River, then explore the fascinating underground world of Tree Root Cave, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bogachiel State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Forks attractions website.

Traveling by car from Olympic National Park to Forks takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Forks are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Forks

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · 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.