15 days in Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Washington State Itinerary

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15 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Richland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Spokane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hansville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Neah Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Ilwaco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: San Diego

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. On the 5th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Richland trip itinerary planner.

San Diego to Richland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from San Diego in May, you will find days in Richland are a bit warmer (78°F), and nights are little chillier (47°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Richland

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Benton City, Prosser
Highlights from your plan
Tucannon Cellars ©
Tucannon Cellars
Chandler Reach ©
Chandler Reach
Alexandria Nicole Cellars ©
Alexandria Nicole Cellars

3
nights
Spokane

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes and St. John's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Church, engage your brain at Mobius Science Center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at Crosby House.

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Traveling by car from Richland to Spokane takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Richland in May: highs in Spokane hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Square and Christ Our Hope Catholic Church. Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to Seahurst Beach Park in Burien, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, admire the striking features of King Street Station, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint James Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Seattle holiday builder .

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Seattle, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hansville.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
Hansville

Hansville ©
Hansville is an census-designated place (CDP) in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Buck Lake County Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, and then visit a coastal fixture at Point No Point Lighthouse & Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hansville trip site .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Hansville takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Hansville can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Neah Bay.

Things to do in Hansville

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Paul's Church
Highlights from your plan
Buck Lake County Park ©
Buck Lake County Park
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park ©
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park
St. Paul's Church ©
St. Paul's Church

1
night
Neah Bay

Neah Bay ©
Neah Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Makah Reservation in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 15th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Shi Shi Beach and then steep yourself in history at Makah Cultural and Research Center.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Neah Bay tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hansville to Neah Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ilwaco.

Things to do in Neah Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Shi Shi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Makah Cultural and Research Center ©

2
nights
Ilwaco

Ilwaco ©
Ilwaco is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oysterville Church, cruise along Long Beach, then enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Marsh's Free Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, then examine the collection at World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame, and finally view the masterpieces at Don Nisbett Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilwaco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Neah Bay to Ilwaco takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ilwaco

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Long Beach, Oysterville Church, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 18th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Vancouver National Historic Reserve, steep yourself in history at George C. Marshall House, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row. On your second day here, browse the fresh offerings at Esther Short Park, go for a walk through Wintler Community Park, snap pictures at Vancouver Land Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Henry J. Kaiser Shipyard Memorial, and finally steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant House.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vancouver trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ilwaco to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Ilwaco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House

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