15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

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15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: South Bend
Fly:  9​h
1
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
Coupeville, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
5
Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Leavenworth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Richland
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: South Bend

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 15th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Wintler Community Park and then contemplate the long history of Henry J. Kaiser Shipyard Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver route builder tool .

South Bend to Vancouver is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from South Bend to Vancouver, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ruby Beach and Hurricane Ridge. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Rialto Beach, trek along Sol Duc Falls, stroll through Murhut Falls, and take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Olympic National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vancouver in July, with highs in Olympic National Park at 70°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Coupeville.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

1
night
Coupeville, Whidbey Island

Coupeville ©
Coupeville is a town on Whidbey Island, in Island County, Washington, United States.It is the county seat of Island County. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coupeville online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Coupeville. In July in Coupeville, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Coupeville

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor travel planner .

You can drive from Coupeville to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Coupeville in July, expect nights in Friday Harbor to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Alki Beach and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Get some historical perspective at Pioneer Square and Jimi Hendrix Grave Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien) and Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home (in Renton). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Starbucks HQ.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Seattle online travel route planner .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Friday Harbor in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Renton, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park

1
night
Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then steep yourself in history at Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village, then get to know the resident critters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blue Spirits Distilling.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Leavenworth day trip site .

You can drive from Seattle to Leavenworth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Leavenworth: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Richland.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm

1
night
Richland

Richland ©
Richland is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the State of Washington, at the confluence of the Yakima and the Columbia Rivers. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Chandler Reach, learn about winemaking at Tucannon Cellars, then do a tasting at Hedges Family Estate, then do a tasting at Hamilton Cellars, and finally steep yourself in history at Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Richland tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Leavenworth to Richland by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Leavenworth, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Richland, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Richland

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Benton City
Highlights from your plan
Chandler Reach ©
Chandler Reach
Tucannon Cellars ©
Tucannon Cellars
Hedges Family Estate ©
Hedges Family Estate

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