15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State travel planner

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Seattle
— 3 nights
2
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
4
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
6
Goldendale
— 1 night
7
Spokane
— 1 night

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Fort Worden State Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards and Museum of History & Industry.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Seattle is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Seattle. In September in Seattle, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Fort Worden State Park, Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards ©
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards
Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park

1
night
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then walk around Causland Memorial Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Anacortes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Anacortes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Anacortes are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Deception Pass State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Causland Memorial Park ©
Causland Memorial Park

3
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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.
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park and Arctic Raven Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. When in Friday Harbor, make a side trip to see Orcas Island Pottery in Eastsound, approximately Eastsound away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to English Camp, experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and look for gifts at WaterWorks Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, Orcas Island Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park ©
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park

3
nights
Olympic National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Crescent Lake. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and hike along Sol Duc Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park in 7 hours. In September, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

1
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. In September in Mount Rainier National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

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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 24th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Maryhill Winery, then admire the masterpieces at Maryhill Museum of Art, then relax in the rural setting at Gunkel Orchards Fruit Stand, and finally don't miss a visit to Stonehenge Memorial.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Goldendale trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Goldendale with the Route module. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Goldendale, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Goldendale

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Maryhill Winery ©
Maryhill Winery
Gunkel Orchards Fruit Stand ©
Gunkel Orchards Fruit Stand

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night
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 25th (Wed), stroll around Riverfront Park, admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, and finally grab your bike and head to Centennial Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Spokane vacation maker site.

You can drive from Goldendale to Spokane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Goldendale in September, expect nights in Spokane to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Trail ©
Centennial Trail
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Manito Park ©
Manito Park

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