31 days in Washington State Itinerary

31 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 2 nights
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Bellingham
— 1 night
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 nights
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Sequim
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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White Salmon
— 1 night
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Leavenworth
— 2 nights
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Spokane
— 6 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kerry Park and Coffee & Tea Tours. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle journey planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Tours · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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 7th (Sat), view the masterpieces at WaterWorks Gallery, get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan, then relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Kiln Point State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at Lavendera Massage, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor day trip site.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Friday Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
Pelindaba Lavender Farm ©
Pelindaba Lavender Farm

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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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Moran State Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Crow Valley Pottery, and then see majestic marine mammals with Outer Island Expeditions. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Jones Island State Park, then make a trip to Orcas Island Pottery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Turtleback Mountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Olga online tour itinerary planner.

Travel from Friday Harbor to Olga in 1.5 hours. In August in Olga, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Olga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Outer Island Expeditions ©
Outer Island Expeditions
Orcas Island Pottery ©
Orcas Island Pottery

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Bellingham

Bellingham ©

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
On the 11th (Wed), stroll through Whatcom Falls Park, relax and float downstream with Triad River Tours, and then wander the streets of Fairhaven Historic District.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bellingham route builder tool.

Getting from Olga to Bellingham by journey takes about 3 hours. August in Bellingham sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Anacortes.

Things to do in Bellingham

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Trails
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Triad River Tours ©
Triad River Tours
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park

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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the activities along Deception Pass State Park, and then stroll around Causland Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with Canopy Tours Northwest and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Anacortes vacation planner.

Drive from Bellingham to Anacortes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Anacortes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sequim.

Things to do in Anacortes

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Canopy Tours Northwest ©
Canopy Tours Northwest
Fort Casey State Park ©
Fort Casey State Park

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Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 14th (Sat), experience rural life at Purple Haze Lavender Farm, see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Worden State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, then see the interesting displays at Olympic Coast Discovery Center, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Marymere Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sequim online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Anacortes to Sequim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Quinault (Merriman Falls & Quinault Big Spruce Tree). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, trek along Sol Duc Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park tour planner.

You can take a bus from Sequim to Olympic National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 21st (Sat), trek along Skyline Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, and then take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park visit planner.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. Traveling from Olympic National Park in August, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to White Salmon.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs

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White Salmon

White Salmon ©
White Salmon is a city in Klickitat County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): do a tasting at AniChe Cellars.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the White Salmon day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to White Salmon. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in White Salmon: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Leavenworth.

Things to do in White Salmon

Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
AniChe Cellars ©
AniChe Cellars

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Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Front Street Park, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then enjoy some diversion at Enchantment Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial, then take a memorable tour with Leavenworth ZipLines, then get to know the resident critters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, and finally walk around Waterfront Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Leavenworth online tour planner.

You can drive from White Salmon to Leavenworth in 4 hours. Traveling from White Salmon in August, things will get a bit cooler in Leavenworth: highs are around 35°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Spokane.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

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Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
River Rafting & Tubing
Leavenworth ZipLines ©
Leavenworth ZipLines

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Explore hidden gems such as Timberline Adventures and Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. Get out of town with these interesting Spokane side-trips: Coeur d'Alene (CDA Parasail, Coeur d'Alene Lake, &more), Sandpoint (Sandpoint City Beach & Schweitzer Mountain Resort) and Q'emiln Park (in Post Falls). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Sun) at Silverwood Theme Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, walk around Riverfront Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls, and take in the views from Monroe Street Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Spokane trip planner.

You can drive from Leavenworth to Spokane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Timberline Adventures ©
Timberline Adventures
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake

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