15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

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15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + bus + foot + ferry:  6​h
4
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Goldendale
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Spokane
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
End: Amsterdam

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.
Get outdoors at Snoqualmie Falls and Fort Worden State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards and Museum of History & Industry.

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Amsterdam, Holland to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Seattle, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Seattle

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, Fort Worden State Park, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Museum of History & Industry ©
Museum of History & Industry

1
night
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. On the 16th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then walk around Causland Memorial Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Anacortes trip maker .

Drive from Seattle to Anacortes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lime Kiln Point State Park and English Camp. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and San Juan Islands Sculpture Park. Step out of Friday Harbor to go to Eastsound and see Orcas Island Pottery, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, view the masterpieces at Arctic Raven Gallery, and shop like a local with WaterWorks Gallery.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor holiday maker app .

Drive from Anacortes to Friday Harbor in 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 Tours

Side Trips

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Ruby Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rialto Beach and Crescent Lake. There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and hike along Sol Duc Falls.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park takes 6 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
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 other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

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

1
night
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. 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 steep yourself in history at Stonehenge Memorial.

Plan my day in Goldendale using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Goldendale. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in September, expect nights in Goldendale to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Goldendale

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

1
night
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 25th (Wed), walk around Riverfront Park, stroll around Manito Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, and finally ride a horse along Centennial Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Spokane tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Goldendale to Spokane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Goldendale in September, you will find days in Spokane are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

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

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