29 days in Washington State Itinerary

29 days in Washington State Itinerary

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29 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Spokane
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Winthrop
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
North Cascades National Park
— 4 nights
Travel:  4​h 45​min
4
Olga, Orcas Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Coupeville, Whidbey Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
7
Walla Walla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Goldendale
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Port Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  10​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aloysius Church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, then make a trip to Crosby House, and finally stroll through Riverfront Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Spokane day trip planning website .

New York City to Spokane is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Spokane, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Spokane when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Winthrop.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Liberty Lake Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge ©
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Liberty Lake Regional Park ©
Liberty Lake Regional Park

3
nights
Winthrop

Winthrop ©
Winthrop is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Methow Valley and Pearrygin Lake State Park. Visiting Falls Creek Falls Trail Head and Winthrop Twin Lakes Loop will get you outdoors. When in Winthrop, make a side trip to see Confluence Gallery in Twisp, approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Shafer Historical Museum, examine the collection at North Cascade Smokejumper Base, tee off at Bear Creek Golf Course, and learn about winemaking at Lost River Winery.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Winthrop trip planner .

Traveling by car from Spokane to Winthrop takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Spokane, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Winthrop, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Winthrop

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lost River Winery, Confluence Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Pearrygin Lake State Park ©
Pearrygin Lake State Park
Shafer Historical Museum ©
Shafer Historical Museum
North Cascade Smokejumper Base ©
North Cascade Smokejumper Base

4
nights
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cascade Pass and Blue Lake trail. Get in touch with nature at North Cascades National Park and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. Take a break from North Cascades National Park with a short trip to Cascadian Farm Organic in Rockport, about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Ross Lake National Recreation Area. There's still lots to do: get great views at Diablo Lake Overlook.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the North Cascades National Park trip itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Winthrop to North Cascades National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Winthrop in May, expect nights in North Cascades National Park to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Olga.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cascadian Farm Organic
Highlights from your plan
North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
Ross Lake National Recreation Area ©
Ross Lake National Recreation Area
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area ©

3
nights
Olga, Orcas Island

Olga ©
Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.HistoryOlga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. Discover out-of-the-way places like Moran State Park and Buck Bay Shellfish Farm. Visiting Sucia Island State Park and The Orcas Island Historical Museum will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain, look for gifts at Darvill's Bookstore, and view the masterpieces at Orcas Island Artworks.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Olga travel planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Cascades National Park to Olga. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olga

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Eastsound, Orcas Island
Highlights from your plan
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park
Turtleback Mountain ©
Turtleback Mountain
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park

3
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pelindaba Lavender Farm and San Juan Islands Sculpture Park. Island Studios and IMA - San Juan Islands Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of American Camp, head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, take in the exciting artwork at WaterWorks Gallery, and examine the collection at The Whale Museum.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Olga to Friday Harbor takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Coupeville.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
Highlights from your plan
American Camp ©
American Camp
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
IMA - San Juan Islands Museum of Art ©

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Earth Sanctuary, then don't miss a visit to Admiralty Head Lighthouse, and then explore the activities along Deception Pass State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Coupeville itinerary maker app .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Coupeville by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Coupeville, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Coupeville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Earth Sanctuary, Deception Pass State Park
Highlights from your plan
Admiralty Head Lighthouse ©
Admiralty Head Lighthouse
Earth Sanctuary ©
Earth Sanctuary

2
nights
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Pioneer Park, then play a few rounds at Wine Valley Golf Course, then get engrossed in the history at Kirkman House Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Art Gallery at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick Church, get engrossed in the history at Fort Walla Walla Museum, then see the interesting displays at Dayton Historical Depot Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Whitman Mission.

Plan trip to Walla Walla with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Coupeville to Walla Walla with the Route module. While traveling from Coupeville, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Walla Walla, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Dayton Historical Depot Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park
Fort Walla Walla Museum ©
Fort Walla Walla Museum
Whitman Mission ©
Whitman Mission

2
nights
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Stonehenge Memorial, then learn about winemaking at Maryhill Winery, then explore the world behind art at Maryhill Museum of Art, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Columbia Hills State Park. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Maryhill State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Presby Museum, and then look and learn at Goldendale Observatory State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goldendale vacation builder site .

Drive from Walla Walla to Goldendale in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Goldendale are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Goldendale

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Columbia Hills State Park
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Columbia Hills State Park ©
Columbia Hills State Park
Goldendale Observatory State Park ©
Goldendale Observatory State Park

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Marsh's Free Museum, then get your game on at Go Karts and Krazy Kars, then enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, and finally take a memorable drive along Long Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Long Beach trip planner.

Getting from Goldendale to Long Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Goldendale in May, you will find days in Long Beach are a bit cooler (62°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center

5
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Second Beach Trail and Sol Duc Falls. Get outdoors at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge and Hurricane Ridge. Explore Port Angeles' surroundings by going to Tree Root Cave (in Forks), New Dungeness Lighthouse (in Sequim) and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center (in Olympic National Park). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Olympic Peninsula, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, and take in the waterfront at Port Angeles City Pier.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Long Beach to Port Angeles in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Sequim, Tree Root Cave, Olympic Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls
New Dungeness Lighthouse ©
New Dungeness Lighthouse

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