22 days in Washington State Itinerary

22 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State travel planner
Make it your trip
Fly to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport, Drive to Clarkston
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Clarkston
— 1 night
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Drive to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Mount Rainier National Park
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 6 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Seattle

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Clarkston — 1 night

Clarkston is a city in Asotin County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see what you can catch with Snake Dancer Excursions, sample the tasty concoctions at Riverport Brewing Co, and then do a tasting at Basalt Cellars Winery. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, then learn more about the world around you at Charles R. Conner Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Lawson Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Clarkston road trip tool.

Seattle to Clarkston is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in Clarkston are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 4 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
Spend the 25th (Mon) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, trek along Box Canyon Loop, and admire the sheer force of Narada Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clarkston to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Clarkston in July, expect Mount Rainier National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.
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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 Sol Duc Falls, explore the activities along Hoh River, and take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Townsend.
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Port Townsend — 2 nights

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at The Lavender Connection and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Graysmarsh Berry Farm, admire the natural beauty at B&B Family Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Townsend travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Port Townsend. In August in Port Townsend, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seattle.
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Seattle — 6 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, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Space Needle, stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seattle road trip planner.

Drive from Port Townsend to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In August, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Port Townsend - with highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.
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Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island — 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Friday Harbor: Orcas Island (The Orcas Island Historical Museum & Judd Cove Preserve) and Shark Reef Sanctuary (in Lopez Island). There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, step aboard Schooners North, find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, and examine the collection at The Whale Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in August, with highs in Friday Harbor at 74°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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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.
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