17 days in Washington State Itinerary

17 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  7 h
1
Spokane
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Leavenworth
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Mount Vernon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
6
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Spokane is known for parks, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls, hunt for treasures at Liberty Lake Farmers Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Spokane online sightseeing planner.

Dallas to Spokane is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Spokane is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in April: high temperatures in Spokane hover around 58°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Mirabeau Meadows Park, Liberty Lake Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Spokane Falls ©
Spokane Falls
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park

2
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): trek along Icicle Ridge Trail, meet the residents at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial, and finally grab your bike and head to Apple Capital Loop Trail. On the next day, play a few rounds at Leavenworth Golf Course, explore the activities along Icicle Creek, then stop by Cup and Kettle, and finally do a tasting at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Leavenworth vacation maker.

You can drive from Spokane to Leavenworth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Cashmere, Apple Capital Loop Trail
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
Icicle Creek ©
Icicle Creek
Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room ©
Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room

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.
Go for a jaunt from Olympic National Park to Quinault to see Merriman Falls about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ellinor, hike along High Divide, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Storm King.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Leavenworth to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Leavenworth in April, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are little chillier, around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mount Vernon.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Merriman Falls, Lake Cushman
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

2
nights
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon is the county seat of Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): walk around Causland Memorial Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Tulip Town, then take in nature's colorful creations at Roozengaarde Display Garden, and finally walk around Squires Lake Park. On the next day, stroll through Guemes Channel Trail, identify plant and animal life at Predators of the Heart, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Deception Pass State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Vernon trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Mount Vernon. In April in Mount Vernon, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Vernon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Anacortes, Squires Lake Park, Deception Pass State Park
Highlights from your plan
Roozengaarde Display Garden ©
Roozengaarde Display Garden
Tulip Town ©
Tulip Town
Predators of the Heart ©
Predators of the Heart

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): view the masterpieces at WaterWorks Gallery, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sucia Island State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor online day trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Vernon to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sucia Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Discovery Park, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle online travel route planner.

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. April in Seattle sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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