16 days in Washington State Itinerary

16 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday planner

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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Bellingham
— 3 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Leavenworth
— 4 nights

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Seattle

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.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Boeing Future of Flight (in Mukilteo) and Snoqualmie (Snoqualmie Falls & Railroad Community Park). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at Museum of Pop Culture, and shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. In July, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Bellingham

Bellingham ©

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Explore Bellingham's surroundings by going to Washington Park (in Anacortes), Mount Vernon (Schuh Farms, Tulip Town, &more) and Deception Pass State Park (in Oak Harbor). There's much more to do: walk around Whatcom Falls Park, take a stroll through Fairhaven Historic District, and look for gifts at Taylor Shellfish Farms.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bellingham trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Bellingham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bellingham, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trips

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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Schuh Farms ©
Schuh Farms
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park

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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.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach.

Before you visit Olympic National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Bellingham to Olympic National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Leavenworth ZipLines. And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, enjoy some diversion at Enchantment Park, walk around Front Street Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Leavenworth online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Olympic National Park to Leavenworth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Leavenworth, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth ZipLines ©
Leavenworth ZipLines
River Rafting & Tubing
Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides ©
Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides

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