31 days in Washington State Itinerary

31 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Mount Rainier National Park
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 4 nights
Drive
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Langley, Whidbey Island
— 3 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Seattle
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Seattle
— 8 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Spend the 2nd (Sat) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Skyline Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, and get great views at Emmons Vista Overlook.

Plan a Mount Rainier National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Auckland, New Zealand to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Auckland in April, you will find days in Mount Rainier National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are colder (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Olympia

— 3 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. When in Olympia, make a side trip to see Cushman Trail in Gig Harbor, approximately Gig Harbor away. There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Priest Point Park, work off some steam at Oly Float, and appreciate the history behind Washington State Capitol.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympia online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia. In April, daytime highs in Olympia are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 5 nights
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, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, hike along Second Beach Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympia to Olympic National Park. While traveling from Olympia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Port Townsend

— 4 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to U.S. Naval Undersea Museum (in Keyport), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and Dungeness River Audubon Center (in Sequim). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, view the masterpieces at Port Townsend Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at Renaissance Massage, and admire the masterpieces at Northwind Arts Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Port Townsend trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Port Townsend with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Langley.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Langley, Whidbey Island

— 3 nights
Langley is a city in Island County, Washington, United States which is located on the south end of Whidbey Island, overlooking the Saratoga Passage. Get out of town with these interesting Langley side-trips: Oak Harbor (Deception Pass State Park & Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum) and Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve (in Coupeville). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Whidbey Island Distillery, view the masterpieces at Callahan’s Firehouse Studio and Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Earth Sanctuary.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Langley day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Townsend to Langley takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Langley

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 4 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Friday Harbor side-trips: Summit Learning Center (in Olga) and Jones Island State Park (in Eastsound). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with San Juan Safaris, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor road trip planner.

Getting from Langley to Friday Harbor by journey takes about 3 hours. In April in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Seattle

— 8 nights

Emerald City

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.
Dedicate the 28th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Seattle are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Washington State travel guide

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Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.