22 days in Washington State Itinerary

22 days in Washington State Itinerary

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22 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Bainbridge Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  45​min
4
Port Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
6
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Ilwaco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Vancouver
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Colville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h
End: Louisville

1
night
Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island ©
Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. On the 7th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at The Art Project.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Bainbridge Island trip itinerary maker tool .

Louisville to Bainbridge Island is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Louisville to Bainbridge Island. Traveling from Louisville in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bainbridge Island: highs are around 72°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art ©
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Make your Friday Harbor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Bainbridge Island to Friday Harbor by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bainbridge Island in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 49°F in Friday Harbor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Alki Beach and Mercer Slough Nature Park. Visit Pioneer Square and West Point Lighthouse for their historical value. Step out of Seattle to go to Edmonds and see Picnic Point Park, which is approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip site .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Friday Harbor in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 56°F in Seattle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Picnic Point Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Hurricane Ridge and Murhut Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Angeles: Port Townsend Aero Museum (in Port Townsend), Olympic National Park (Olympic National Park, Lake Cushman, & more) and 7 Cedars Casino (in Sequim). The adventure continues: hike along Second Beach Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Olympic Peninsula, admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Soleil, and experience rural life at B&B Family Farm.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Angeles online tour planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Port Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get slightly colder in Port Angeles: highs are around 67°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Sequim, Washington State, Port Townsend Aero Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Rainier and Wonderland Trail. Step out of Mount Rainier National Park with an excursion to Ashford Creek Pottery in Ashford--about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: trek along Skyline Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, and see the interesting displays at Longmire Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Angeles to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. In September in Mount Rainier National Park, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

1
night
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wolf Haven International, then identify plant and animal life at Tumwater Falls Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Tolmie State Park.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Olympia online travel planner .

You can take a bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Ilwaco.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Wolf Haven International, Tumwater Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
Tolmie State Park ©
Tolmie State Park
Tumwater Falls Park ©
Tumwater Falls Park
Wolf Haven International ©
Wolf Haven International

1
night
Ilwaco

Ilwaco ©
Ilwaco is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Long Beach, then get your game on at Go Karts and Krazy Kars, then enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ilwaco journey planner .

You can drive from Olympia to Ilwaco in 2.5 hours. In September in Ilwaco, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ilwaco

Outdoors Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trip

Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 24th (Mon), go for a walk through Wintler Community Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Battle Ground Lake State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewisville park. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, and then pick up some local products at Esther Short Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Ilwaco to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ilwaco in September: highs in Vancouver hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Colville.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Battle Ground, Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Battle Ground Lake State Park ©
Battle Ground Lake State Park

1
night
Colville

Colville ©
Colville is a city in Stevens County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Colville National Forest and then look for all kinds of wild species at Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Colville trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vancouver to Colville. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 42°F in Colville. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Colville

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Colville National Forest ©
Colville National Forest

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