15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State tour planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
Drive
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Mazama
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle

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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.
To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Seattle. In July, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. You'll set off for Mazama on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

Mazama

— 3 nights
Mazama is an unincorporated community in Okanogan County (population 200) located in the Methow Valley of Washington, on the east slopes of the North Cascades and North Cascades National Park. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cascade Pass, North Cascade Visitors Center, Washington Pass, and other attractions you added. Explore hidden gems such as Ross Lake National Recreation Area and Falls Creek Falls Trail Head. Escape the urban bustle at Blue Lake Trail and Maple Pass Loop. Take a break from Mazama with a short trip to Gorge Creek Falls in North Cascades National Park, about 1h 30 min away.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mazama trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Mazama by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in Mazama are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Mazama

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Port Angeles

— 2 nights
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, then immerse yourself in nature at Salt Creek Recreation Area, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sequim Pioneer Memorial Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Port Angeles travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Mazama to Port Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Mazama in July, plan for cooler days in Port Angeles, with highs around 70°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Explore hidden gems such as Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Rialto Beach. Relax by the water at Ruby Beach and Third Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: Port Angeles (Kayaking & Canoeing, Madison Creek Falls, &more), Tree Root Cave (in Forks) and Quinault (Merriman Falls & Quinault Big Spruce Tree). The adventure continues: trek along Second Beach Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Hoh River, take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls, and stroll through Dungeness River Audubon Center.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online day trip planner.

Olympic National Park is just a stone's throw from Port Angeles. In July in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 5 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Longmire Museum, Narada Falls, Crystal Mountain Scenic Gondola Ride, and other attractions. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens. Escape the urban bustle at Skyline Trail and Naches Peak Loop Trail. Step out of Mount Rainier National Park with an excursion to Ashford Creek Pottery in Ashford--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, hike along Burroughs Mountain Trail, appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, and take in the dramatic scenery at Christine Falls Viewpoint.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

You can travel from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 53°F. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Seattle

Emerald City

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stroll through Golden Gardens Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 60°F. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Washington State travel guide

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Art Galleries · 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.