21 days in The Islands of Washington State Itinerary

21 days in The Islands of Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Islands of Washington State visit planner
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Fly to Seattle, Ferry to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 7 nights
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Eastsound, Orcas Island
— 6 nights
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Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— 7 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island — 7 nights

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.
Step out of Friday Harbor to go to Lopez Island and see Shark Reef Sanctuary, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and don't miss a visit to English Camp.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Friday Harbor day trip website.

Sacramento to Friday Harbor is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sacramento in July: high temperatures in Friday Harbor hover around 74°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Eastsound.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips

Eastsound, Orcas Island — 6 nights

Eastsound is an unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.Eastsound is the largest population center on Orcas Island, the second-most populated and physically largest of the San Juan Islands. Go for a jaunt from Eastsound to Lopez Island to see Spencer Spit State Park about 48 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Sucia Island State Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Outer Island Expeditions, stroll around Obstruction Pass State Park, experience rural life at Buck Bay Shellfish Farm, and learn more about the world around you at Summit Learning Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Eastsound online vacation builder.

Traveling by journey from Friday Harbor to Eastsound takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Eastsound can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oak Harbor.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure
Side Trips

Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island — 7 nights

Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oak Harbor: Freeland (Double Bluff County Park & Double Bluff Beach), Admiralty Head Lighthouse (in Coupeville) and Putney Woods Trails (in Langley). Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Deception Pass State Park, relax in the rural setting at Dugualla Bay Farms, admire the majestic nature at Joseph Whidbey State Park, and make a trip to Fort Ebey State Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oak Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Eastsound to Oak Harbor by journey takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips