20 days in Washington State Itinerary

20 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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North Bend
— 5 nights
Drive
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Seattle
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Seattle
— 5 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 2 nights
Ferry to Pier 52 Seattle Dock, Fly to Orlando

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Mount Rainier National Park — 1 night

The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): trek along Tolmie Peak Trail and then admire the sheer force of Spray Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Orlando to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to Mount Rainier National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in May, with highs in Mount Rainier National Park at 67°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to North Bend.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

North Bend — 5 nights

North Bend is a city in King County, Washington, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mt Si. Explore North Bend's surroundings by going to Franklin Falls (in Snoqualmie Pass), Roslyn Cemetery (in Roslyn) and Thorp Mill (in Thorp). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Snoqualmie Falls, gain insight at Cedar River Watershed Education Center, head outdoors with Compass Outdoor Adventures, and admire the majestic nature at Iron Horse State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our North Bend trip maker tool.

Drive from Mount Rainier National Park to North Bend in 2 hours. May in North Bend sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island — 1 night

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 8th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, then examine the collection at The Whale Museum, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from North Bend to Friday Harbor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from North Bend in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 45°F in Friday Harbor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Seattle — 5 nights

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.
Dedicate the 13th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip planning app.

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.
Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors
Side Trip

Olympic National Park — 5 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, hike along High Divide, stroll through Ruby Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bunch Creek Falls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park online vacation builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in May; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 62°F and lows reach 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Townsend.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Port Townsend — 2 nights

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. On the 19th (Fri), take a tour by water with Puget Sound Express and then take in nature's colorful creations at B&B Family Farm.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Townsend trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Port Townsend. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 20th (Sat), you're off to home.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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Art Galleries · 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.