15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip maker

Make it your trip
Drive
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Beacon Ave S & 27th Ave S
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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Quinault
— 4 nights
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Belfair
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport

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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.
To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Friday Harbor day trip planning tool.

Kalamazoo to Friday Harbor is an approximately 35.5-hour car ride. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Friday Harbor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kalamazoo in September, expect Friday Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 68°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Place, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour planner.

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Port Angeles

— 4 nights
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Hurricane Ridge and Hoh River Trail. Explore Port Angeles' surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Second Beach Trail, Olympic National Park, &more). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Port Angeles City Pier, go for a stroll along the water at John Wayne Marina, and stroll around Francis Street Park.

Discover how to plan a Port Angeles trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Port Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in September; daily highs in Port Angeles reach 67°F and lows reach 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Quinault.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Quinault

— 4 nights
Quinault is an unincorporated community in Washington in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Visiting Ruby Beach and Bunch Creek Falls will get you outdoors. Explore Quinault's surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Rain Forest Nature Trail, take a peaceful walk through Quinault Big Spruce Tree, and identify plant and animal life at Olympic Peninsula.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Quinault trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Port Angeles to Quinault takes 2.5 hours. In September in Quinault, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Belfair.

Things to do in Quinault

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Belfair

— 2 nights
Belfair is a census-designated place in Mason County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hood Canal and then take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Belfair trip planning app.

You can drive from Quinault to Belfair in 2.5 hours. September in Belfair sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 48°F at night. You will leave for home on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Belfair

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Washington State travel guide

4.2
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.