22 days in Washington State Itinerary

22 days in Washington State Itinerary

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22 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  5​h
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Langley, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sequim
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  5​h 15​min
7
Spokane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Denver

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, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll around Discovery Park, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Denver to Seattle is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Friday Harbor to Eastsound to see Orcas Island Pottery about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, wander the wide-open spaces of Horseshu Guest Ranch, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Friday Harbor when traveling from Seattle in September, with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Langley.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Orcas Island Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Orcas Island Pottery ©
Orcas Island Pottery
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan

1
night
Langley, Whidbey Island

Langley ©
Langley is a city in Island County, Washington, United States which is located on the south end of Whidbey Island, overlooking the Saratoga Passage. On the 15th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Cadee Distillery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Whidbey Island Distillery, then stroll around Marguerite Brons Memorial Park, then sample the fine beverages at Mutiny Bay Distillery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Double Bluff Brewing Company.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Langley journey builder .

You can drive from Friday Harbor to Langley in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Langley are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Langley

Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Clinton, Mutiny Bay Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Whidbey Island Distillery ©
Whidbey Island Distillery
Mutiny Bay Distillery ©
Mutiny Bay Distillery
Double Bluff Brewing Company ©
Double Bluff Brewing Company

3
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Sequim: Port Angeles (Kayaking & Canoeing & Swain's General Store) and Rocky Brook Falls Trail (in Brinnon). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, admire the natural beauty at The Lavender Connection, identify plant and animal life at Dungeness River Audubon Center, and get outside with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

Find out how to plan Sequim trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Langley to Sequim in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sequim can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Port Angeles, Rocky Brook Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
The Lavender Connection ©
The Lavender Connection
West Coast Spin Doctors ©
West Coast Spin Doctors

5
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.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, beaches, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, and hike along Hoh River Trail.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Sequim to Olympic National Park takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

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

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls, hike along Trail of the Shadows, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Adams Wilderness.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip website .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Mount Rainier National Park, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Spokane.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mount Adams Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 27th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, walk around Riverfront Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Centennial Trail and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Spokane trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Spokane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Spokane can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens ©
Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens

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