15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State tour planner

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Seattle
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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
— 1 day

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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. Step off the beaten path and head to Ross Lake National Recreation Area and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. Escape the urban bustle at Blue Lake Trail and Gorge Creek Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Mazama: Maple Pass Loop (in North Cascades National Park) and Winthrop (Falls Creek Falls Trail Head & Winthrop National Fish Hatchery). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Cedar Creek Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mazama trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Seattle to Mazama by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Mazama, with highs around 92°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel 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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Madison Creek Falls, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Marymere Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Angeles online route planner.

Traveling by car from Mazama to Port Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mazama in July, expect nights in Port Angeles to be a bit cooler, around 52°F, while days are cooler, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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 Hurricane Ridge and Ruby Beach. Relax by the water at Rialto Beach and Third Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: Sequim (Dungeness River Audubon Center & Sequim Bay State Park), Quinault (Merriman Falls & Quinault Big Spruce Tree) and Tree Root Cave (in Forks). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, explore the activities along Hood Canal, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, and trek along Sol Duc Falls.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Olympic National Park is just a stone's throw from Port Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You'll set off for Mount Rainier National Park on the 18th (Mon).

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 day by day itinerary now includes Longmire Museum, Narada Falls and Grove of the Patriarchs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Rainier and Paradise Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Mount St. Helens and Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail. Step out of Mount Rainier National Park with an excursion to Ashford Creek Pottery in Ashford--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Skyline Trail, trek along Snow Lake Trail, get outside with Reflection Lakes, and admire the sheer force of Christine Falls Viewpoint.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park day trip website.

Traveling by journey from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

— 1 day

Emerald City

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stroll through Golden Gardens Park, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then kick back and relax at Matthews Beach Park, then stroll through Juanita Beach Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip app.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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.