31 days in Washington State & Crazy Horse Itinerary

31 days in Washington State & Crazy Horse Itinerary

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31 days in Washington State & Crazy Horse Itinerary

Start: Walla Walla
Drive:  4​h
1
Goldendale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
7
Crazy Horse
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Spokane
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Walla Walla
— 5 nights
End: Walla Walla

2
nights
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maryhill Museum of Art and Mount Adams Wilderness. Stonehenge Memorial and Columbia Hills State Park will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Goldendale: Lyle (Schreiner Farms & Cor Cellars). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Jacob Williams Winery and relax in the rural setting at Gunkel Orchards Fruit Stand.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Goldendale vacation builder website .

Walla Walla to Goldendale is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In April, daily temperatures in Goldendale can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Goldendale

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lyle, Wishram, Columbia Hills State Park, Mount Adams Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Columbia Hills State Park ©
Columbia Hills State Park
Jacob Williams Winery ©
Jacob Williams Winery

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Academy, steep yourself in history at George C. Marshall House, then steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row. On your second day here, pick up some local products at Esther Short Park, steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant House, then take an in-depth tour of Clark County Historical Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Henry J. Kaiser Shipyard Memorial.

Before you visit Vancouver, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Goldendale to Vancouver by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sol Duc Falls and Ruby Beach. Get in touch with nature at Olympic National Park and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge (in Sequim), Quinault (Rain Forest Nature Trail & Quinault Big Spruce Tree) and Marymere Falls (in Port Angeles). There's still lots to do: stroll through Rialto Beach, admire all the interesting features of Hurricane Ridge, and delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Rain Forest.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Vancouver in April, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Quinault, Marymere Falls, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Snoqualmie Falls and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Step off the beaten path and head to Bloedel Reserve and Bruce Lee Grave Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Tacoma (Museum of Glass, Union Station, & more) and Fort Worden State Park (in Port Townsend). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, visit a coastal fixture at West Point Lighthouse, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seattle visit app .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in April: highs in Seattle hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tacoma, Bloedel Reserve, Fort Worden State Park, Snoqualmie Falls, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©

4
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.
Visiting Lime Kiln Point State Park and Moran State Park will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Orcas Island Pottery and American Camp. There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, and make a trip to English Camp.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Friday Harbor route maker app .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Orcas Island Pottery, Moran State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): walk around Washington Park, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then walk around Causland Memorial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Fort Casey State Park, then learn about all things military at PBY-Naval Air Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Deception Pass State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Anacortes road trip planning app .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Anacortes by car takes about 2 hours. April in Anacortes sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Crazy Horse.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Oak Harbor, Fort Casey State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Fort Casey State Park ©
Fort Casey State Park

1
night
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial and then learn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Needles and then take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Crazy Horse day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Anacortes to Crazy Horse in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Anacortes to Crazy Horse, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Anacortes in May, with highs in Crazy Horse at 59°F and lows at 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

South Dakota
Highlights from your plan
The Needles ©
The Needles
Harney Peak ©
Harney Peak

3
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centennial Trail and Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Aloysius Church. Go for a jaunt from Spokane to Liberty Lake to see Liberty Lake Regional Park about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, browse the collection at Spokane Public Library, and walk around Manito Park.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Crazy Horse to Spokane takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Crazy Horse in May, things will get a bit warmer in Spokane: highs are around 69°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Liberty Lake Regional Park, Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Spokane Falls ©
Spokane Falls
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge ©

5
nights
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Visit Frenchtown Historic Site and St. Patrick Church for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Walla Walla Museum and Walla Walla Vintners. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Walla Walla: Richland (Sacagawea Heritage Trail & Hanford Nuclear Reservation). The adventure continues: do a tasting at College Cellars.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Walla Walla road trip planning site .

Getting from Spokane to Walla Walla by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Walla Walla can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trip

Richland
Highlights from your plan
Rulo Winery ©
Rulo Winery
Fort Walla Walla Museum ©
Fort Walla Walla Museum
Walla Walla Vintners ©
Walla Walla Vintners

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