15 days in The Islands of Washington State Itinerary

15 days in The Islands of Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Islands of Washington State trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Seattle, Ferry to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
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Eastsound, Orcas Island
— 4 nights
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Lopez Island
— 1 night
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Camano Island
— 2 nights
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Langley, Whidbey Island
— 4 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands and Lavendera Massage. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lime Kiln Point State Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, don't miss a visit to English Camp, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cattle Point.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor tour itinerary planning website.

Chicago to Friday Harbor is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Friday Harbor due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in September: high temperatures in Friday Harbor hover around 68°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Eastsound.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Eastsound, Orcas Island

— 4 nights
Eastsound is an unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.Eastsound is the largest population center on Orcas Island, the second-most populated and physically largest of the San Juan Islands. Get in touch with nature at Outer Island Expeditions and Sucia Island State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turtleback Mountain and Obstruction Pass State Park. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at The Orcas Island Historical Museum, relax in the rural setting at Buck Bay Shellfish Farm, and admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Eastsound driving holiday website.

Travel from Friday Harbor to Eastsound in 1.5 hours. In September in Eastsound, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lopez Island.

Things to do in Eastsound

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lopez Island

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Iceberg Point and then stroll through Shark Reef Sanctuary.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lopez Island vacation planner.

Getting from Eastsound to Lopez Island by journey takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Camano Island.

Things to do in Lopez Island

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Camano Island

— 2 nights
Camano is a census-designated place (CDP) in Island County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Cama Beach State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Camano Island State Park. Keep things going the next day: rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Camano Commons Marketplace and then stroll through Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Camano Island vacation builder.

Getting from Lopez Island to Camano Island by journey takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Camano Island can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Langley.

Things to do in Camano Island

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Langley, Whidbey Island

— 4 nights
Langley is a city in Island County, Washington, United States which is located on the south end of Whidbey Island, overlooking the Saratoga Passage. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Double Bluff Beach and Joseph Whidbey State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Double Bluff County Park and Earth Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Langley: Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum (in Oak Harbor) and Coupeville (Fort Ebey State Park & Admiralty Head Lighthouse). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Whidbey Island Vineyards and Winery.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Langley trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Camano Island to Langley by journey takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Langley are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langley

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips