16 days in Washington State Itinerary

16 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State attractions planner

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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 3 nights
Drive
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Langley, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Comet Falls and then trek along Skyline Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Discover Nature.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

San Francisco to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect Mount Rainier National Park to be little chillier, temps between 55°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Olympia

— 2 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. On the 26th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at Oly Float, then have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, then don't miss a visit to Port Plaza Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Priest Point Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Cushman Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympia itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Ozette Lake, hike along Lower Big Quilcene Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Olympia to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In March in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Port Townsend

— 3 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Townsend: U.S. Naval Undersea Museum (in Keyport), Front Street Gallery (in Poulsbo) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, examine the collection at The Rothschild House, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Worden State Park, and walk around Deception Pass State Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Townsend tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Port Townsend. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Langley.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Langley, Whidbey Island

— 1 night
Langley is a city in Island County, Washington, United States which is located on the south end of Whidbey Island, overlooking the Saratoga Passage. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Putney Woods Trails, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Whidbey Island Distillery, then walk around Marguerite Brons Memorial Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Double Bluff Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Langley online visit planner.

Drive from Port Townsend to Langley in 1.5 hours. In April in Langley, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Langley

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Seattle

— 4 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

Planning Seattle trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Langley to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · 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.