25 days in Washington State Itinerary

25 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State route planner

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Route & dates

1
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
2
Seattle
— 5 nights
3
Leavenworth
— 3 nights
4
Richland
— 1 night
5
Vancouver
— 1 night
6
Ilwaco
— 1 night
7
Westport
— 2 nights
8
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
9
Port Angeles
— 4 nights

2
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.
Friday Harbor is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, and don't miss a visit to English Camp.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Friday Harbor online day trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Friday Harbor is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vancouver in August since evenings lows in Friday Harbor dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
American Camp ©
American Camp
English Camp ©
English Camp

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pioneer Square and Bruce Lee Grave Site. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Kent (Champion Arms & Tahoma National Cemetery) and Renton (Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home & Jimi Hendrix Grave Site). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint James Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seattle vacation planner.

Do a combination of from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Friday Harbor in August: high temperatures in Seattle hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kent, Renton, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park

3
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Popular historic sites such as South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District and Roslyn Cemetery are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village, browse the different shops at Cured By Visconti, learn about winemaking at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Leavenworth planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Leavenworth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Leavenworth, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Richland.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

Cashmere, South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District, Roslyn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
Roslyn Cemetery ©
Roslyn Cemetery
Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village ©
Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village

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. On the 12th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Hanford Nuclear Reservation, learn about winemaking at Tucannon Cellars, thendo a tasting at Chandler Reach, and finally stroll around Howard Amon Park.

To plan Richland vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Leavenworth to Richland in 3 hours. Traveling from Leavenworth in August, you will find days in Richland are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Richland

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Benton City
Highlights from your plan
Chandler Reach ©
Chandler Reach
Tucannon Cellars ©
Tucannon Cellars
Howard Amon Park ©
Howard Amon Park

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the long history of George C. Marshall House, thensteep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, thenexamine the collection at Pearson Field and Pearson Air Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Henry J. Kaiser Shipyard Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row, steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant House, thensteep yourself in history at The Academy, and finally pick up some local products at Esther Short Park.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver itinerary planner.

Getting from Richland to Vancouver by car takes about 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Richland in August: highs in Vancouver hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ilwaco.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House

1
night
Ilwaco

Ilwaco ©
Ilwaco is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, thenvisit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilwaco attractions tool.

You can drive from Vancouver to Ilwaco in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in August, you will find days in Ilwaco are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Ilwaco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park

2
nights
Westport

Westport
Westport is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Grayland Beach State Park, enjoy the sea views from Grays Harbor Lighthouse, and then admire the majestic nature at Westport Light State Park. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Damon Point, thenride a horse along Honey Pearl Ranch, thenkick back and relax at North Jetty, and finally walk around Robert Bush Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Westport tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ilwaco to Westport in 2 hours. August in Westport sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ocean Shores, Robert Bush Park, Grayland Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Grayland Beach State Park
Grayland Beach State Park
Grays Harbor Lighthouse ©
Grays Harbor Lighthouse
Damon Point ©
Damon Point

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, hike along Sol Duc Falls, stroll through Second Beach Trail, and cruise along Hurricane Ridge.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Westport to Olympic National Park. In August, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

4
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Relax by the water at Second Beach and First Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like New Dungeness Lighthouse and Makah Cultural and Research Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Forks (John's Beachcombing Museum & Native to Twilight). The adventure continues: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, take in the waterfront activity at John Wayne Marina, take in the dramatic scenery at Marymere Falls, and head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Angeles trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Port Angeles with the Route module. August in Port Angeles sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sequim, Forks, La Push, Joyce Depot Museum, Makah Cultural and Research Center
Highlights from your plan
First Beach ©
First Beach
Makah Cultural and Research Center ©
Makah Cultural and Research Center
New Dungeness Lighthouse ©
New Dungeness Lighthouse

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