21 days in Washington State Itinerary

21 days in Washington State Itinerary

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21 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Richland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Stevenson
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Thorp
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Travel:  4​h
5
Coupeville, Whidbey Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
7
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Raleigh

1
night
Richland

Richland ©
Richland is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the State of Washington, at the confluence of the Yakima and the Columbia Rivers. Plan my trip to Richland with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Raleigh to Richland is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Raleigh in April, with highs in Richland at 68°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stevenson.

Things to do in Richland

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Columbia Park, Hedges Family Estate
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Park ©
Columbia Park
Hedges Family Estate ©
Hedges Family Estate

3
nights
Stevenson

Stevenson ©
Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Columbia Hills State Park and Beacon Rock. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Adams Wilderness and Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Venture out of the city with trips to Schreiner Farms (in Lyle) and Dog Mountain Trail (in Bingen). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hamilton Mountain Loop Trail and cruise along Cape Horn Lookout.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stevenson tour planner.

You can drive from Richland to Stevenson in 3 hours. While traveling from Richland, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Stevenson, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thorp.

Things to do in Stevenson

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Adams Wilderness, Beacon Rock, Schreiner Farms, Columbia Hills State Park, Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Hills State Park ©
Columbia Hills State Park
Beacon Rock ©
Beacon Rock

2
nights
Thorp

Thorp ©
Thorp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Kittitas County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Roslyn Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District, and then steep yourself in history at Thorp Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest, and then identify plant and animal life at Mount Baker Wilderness.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Thorp fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Stevenson to Thorp in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Stevenson in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Thorp, with lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Thorp

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Washington State, South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District, Roslyn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Roslyn Cemetery ©
Roslyn Cemetery
Thorp Mill ©
Thorp Mill

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.
Get outdoors at Ruby Beach and Mount Storm King. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Deer Park, cruise along Hurricane Ridge, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Olympic National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Thorp to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Thorp in April, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are little chillier, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coupeville.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

2
nights
Coupeville, Whidbey Island

Coupeville ©
Coupeville is a town on Whidbey Island, in Island County, Washington, United States.It is the county seat of Island County. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Island county Historical society Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, browse the exhibits of Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Predators of the Heart.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coupeville tour itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Coupeville. April in Coupeville sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Coupeville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Anacortes, Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Sucia Island State Park. Step out of Friday Harbor to go to Eastsound and see Jones Island State Park, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Turtleback Mountain, take in the history at American Camp, look for gifts at Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor, and get outside with Springtide Paddlesports.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Coupeville to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. In April in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Eastsound, Turtleback Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Alki Beach and Bloedel Reserve. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Fort Nisqually Living History Museum (in Tacoma), Brackett's Landing South (in Edmonds) and Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial (in Bainbridge Island). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, get engrossed in the history at Renton History Museum, and make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seattle journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. April in Seattle sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bainbridge Island, Renton History Museum, Brackett's Landing South, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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