31 days in Washington State Itinerary

31 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday maker

Make it your trip
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Spokane
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 6 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
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Coupeville, Whidbey Island
— 2 nights
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Port Townsend
— 5 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
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Ilwaco
— 2 nights
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Spokane

— 3 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore Campbell House and Spokane Valley Heritage Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Schweitzer Mountain Resort and Centennial Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Spokane: Sandpoint City Beach (in Sandpoint) and Pend Oreille County Museum (in Newport). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, stroll around Riverfront Park, grab your bike and head to Downtown Spokane, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Hill.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Spokane trip itinerary builder site.

Newark to Spokane is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Spokane due to the time zone difference. March in Spokane sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Spokane to Mount Rainier National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Mount Rainier National Park are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Seattle

— 6 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.
Visiting Alki Beach and W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pike Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial (in Bainbridge Island), Jimi Hendrix Grave Site (in Renton) and 5 Mile Drive & Trails (in Tacoma). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, make a trip to Pioneer Square, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and hike along Snoqualmie Falls.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seattle online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle with the Route module. March in Seattle sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp, then explore the striking landscape at Cattle Point, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Coupeville.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Coupeville, Whidbey Island

— 2 nights
Coupeville is a town on Whidbey Island, in Island County, Washington, United States.It is the county seat of Island County. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park, then kick back and relax at Rosario Beach, and finally walk around Cap Sante Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coupeville sightseeing tool.

Travel from Friday Harbor to Coupeville in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Coupeville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 5 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Point No Point Lighthouse & Park and U.S. Naval Undersea Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Starrett House Inn and St. Paul's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Townsend: 7 Cedars (in Sequim), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and The Point Casino & Hotel (in Kingston). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, explore the world behind art at Kelly Art Deco Light Museum, expand your understanding of the military at Fort Worden State Park, and get engrossed in the history at Jefferson Museum of Art & History.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Townsend online trip planner.

You can drive from Coupeville to Port Townsend in an hour. In March in Port Townsend, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step out of the city life by going to Ruby Beach and Second Beach Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Sandphifer Gallery (in Pacific Beach), Rain Forest Nature Trail (in Quinault) and Quinault Rain Forest Ranger Station (in Amanda Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Storm King, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

Find out how to plan Olympic National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Port Townsend to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Port Townsend in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 37°F in Olympic National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Ilwaco.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Ilwaco

— 2 nights
Ilwaco is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On your second day here, examine the collection at Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ilwaco online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Ilwaco. March in Ilwaco sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ilwaco

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vancouver

— 3 nights
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, and finally stroll around Esther Short Park.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Vancouver day trip app.

You can drive from Ilwaco to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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.