15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip planner

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Fly
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Spokane
— 1 night
Drive
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Leavenworth
— 2 nights
Train
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Stevenson
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Spokane

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 6th (Tue), experience rural life at Green Bluff and then take a memorable tour with Mica Moon Zip Tours. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Mobius Science Center, test your team's savvy at Escape Entertainment, then stroll around Riverfront Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Manito Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Spokane online trip builder.

San Francisco to Spokane is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, Spokane is a bit cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

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Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): push the limits with Leavenworth ZipLines, do a tasting at Stemilt Creek Winery Tasting Room, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Kris Kringl - Where It's Christmas All Year Long!, steep yourself in history at Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village, and then grab your bike and head to Apple Capital Loop Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Leavenworth trip planner.

You can drive from Spokane to Leavenworth in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Olympic National Park to Quinault to see Merriman Falls about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, stroll through Sol Duc Falls, kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, and explore the activities along Lena Lakes.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Leavenworth to Olympic National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Leavenworth in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 44°F in Olympic National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Stevenson.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Stevenson

Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. On the 15th (Thu), whizz through the canopy at Skamania Lodge Zip Line Tour, examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, then explore the striking landscape at Beacon Rock, and finally cruise along Cape Horn Lookout.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Stevenson trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Stevenson with the Route module. Traveling from Olympic National Park in October, expect nights in Stevenson to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Stevenson

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
On the 16th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, trek along Skyline Trail, then trek along Trail of the Shadows, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park tour builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stevenson to Mount Rainier National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Stevenson in October; daily highs in Mount Rainier National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Seattle

Emerald City

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.
Dedicate the 19th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, make a trip to Space Needle, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a shuttle from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Parks

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.