16 days in Snoqualmie, Seattle & Friday Harbor Itinerary

16 days in Snoqualmie, Seattle & Friday Harbor Itinerary

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16 days in Snoqualmie, Seattle & Friday Harbor Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  45​min
1
Snoqualmie
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Seattle
— 10 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Friday Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
End: Seattle

2
nights
Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie ©
Snoqualmie is a city next to Snoqualmie Falls in King County, Washington. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Snoqualmie Falls. On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Railroad Community Park, examine the collection at Northwest Railway Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Issaquah Depot Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Snoqualmie Falls. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Twin Falls, admire the majestic nature at Olallie State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Snoqualmie trip planner.

Seattle to Snoqualmie is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Snoqualmie can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Snoqualmie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Bend, Issaquah Depot Museum
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area ©
Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area

10
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hurricane Ridge and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Hindu Temple & Cultural Center (in Bothell) and New Dungeness Lighthouse (in Sequim). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, walk around Kerry Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Deer Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by car from Snoqualmie to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Edmonds, Port Townsend, Sequim, Olympic National Park, Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge ©

3
nights
Friday Harbor

Friday Harbor ©
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 31st (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp and then immerse yourself in nature at Spencer Spit State Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor travel planner .

Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in August, with highs in Friday Harbor at 27°C and lows at 12°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Spencer Spit State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spencer Spit State Park ©
Spencer Spit State Park

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