15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Make it your trip
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 4 nights

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island — 1 night

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.
On the 9th (Thu), get a taste of life in the country at Horseshu Guest Ranch, then see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Kiln Point State Park, experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and then get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Friday Harbor trip itinerary builder.

Seattle to Friday Harbor is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in June: high temperatures in Friday Harbor hover around 69°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Olga.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Olga, Orcas Island — 2 nights

Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.HistoryOlga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at The Orcas Island Historical Museum, admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park, and then walk around Obstruction Pass State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Judd Cove Preserve, don't miss a visit to Orcas Island Pottery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Jones Island State Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Olga trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Friday Harbor to Olga takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Olga can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Olympic National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips

Olympic National Park — 4 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurricane Ridge, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus, hike along Ozette Loop Hike, and delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Olga to Olympic National Park takes 5.5 hours. In June in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 3 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
Spend the 18th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, and hike along Tolmie Peak Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, you will find days in Mount Rainier National Park are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.
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Seattle — 4 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in Seattle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

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.
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