15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

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15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  5​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  45​min
2
Port Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Forks
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Goldendale
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Walla Walla
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Los Angeles

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at West Point Lighthouse and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then stroll through Kerry Park, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seattle tour itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Seattle is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 72°F and lows about 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park. Get outdoors at Sol Duc Falls and Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake and admire the sheer force of Marymere Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Angeles trip maker website .

You can fly from Seattle to Port Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect Port Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Forks.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

4
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Get outdoors at Cape Flattery Trail and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Makah Cultural and Research Center and John's Beachcombing Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Forks: Second Beach (in La Push) and Olympic National Park (Ruby Beach & Rialto Beach). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Push Beach and stop by Native to Twilight.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Forks trip planner .

Getting from Port Angeles to Forks by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Forks can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, La Push, Neah Bay
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Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

2
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Oysterville Church, then cruise along Long Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Long Beach trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Forks to Long Beach in 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Long Beach are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Oysterville Church, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse

1
day
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Maryhill Winery, do a tasting at Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery, then admire the masterpieces at Maryhill Museum of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Stonehenge Memorial.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Goldendale trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Long Beach to Goldendale takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Long Beach in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Goldendale, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Goldendale

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Winery ©
Maryhill Winery
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery ©
Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery

3
nights
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at L'Ecole No. 41 and St. Patrick Church. Explore hidden gems such as Walla Walla Vintners and Rulo Winery. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at College Cellars and play a few rounds at Wine Valley Golf Course.

To find out how to plan a trip to Walla Walla, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Goldendale to Walla Walla takes 3 hours. In September in Walla Walla, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

L'Ecole No. 41
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L'Ecole No. 41 ©
L'Ecole No. 41
Walla Walla Vintners ©
Walla Walla Vintners
College Cellars ©
College Cellars

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