31 days in Washington State Itinerary

31 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Seattle
— 7 nights
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 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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Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
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Port Townsend
— 1 night
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Neah Bay
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Ocean Shores
— 1 night
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Spokane
— 9 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like University of Washington and Seattle Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie), Tacoma (Chihuly Bridge of Glass & LeMay - America's Car Museum) and Olympia (Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge & Washington State Capitol). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Sky View Observatory, savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, and walk around Gas Works Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle online road trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Seattle is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in May, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Anacortes.

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Waterfall
Snoqualmie Falls
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Educational Site
University of Washington
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Fountain
Seattle Center
4.4

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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): go for a stroll along the water at Cape Sante Marina, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Anacortes, and then hike along Tommy Thompson Trail. On the next day, walk around Causland Memorial Park, then stop by SeaBear Wild Salmon, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rosario Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Predators of the Heart.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Anacortes online trip planner.

Drive from Seattle to Anacortes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Anacortes when traveling from Seattle in May, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches
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Wildlife Area
Predators of the Heart
5.0

2
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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.
On the 11th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at Lavendera Massage and then see majestic marine mammals with San Juan Safaris. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor, then relax in the rural setting at Westcott Bay Shellfish Co., and then take a tour of Schooners North.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Friday Harbor journey builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Olga.

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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor
4.9

2
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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 13th (Thu): take a tour by water with Orcas Island Sailing, then get a taste of the local shopping with Crow Valley Pottery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Turtleback Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Orcas Island Artworks, then explore by horseback at Orcas Island Trail Rides, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Judd Cove Preserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Olga road trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Friday Harbor to Olga takes 1.5 hours. In May in Olga, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in Olga

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

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Wildlife Area
Judd Cove Preserve
4.7
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Art Gallery
Orcas Island Artworks
4.8

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Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island

Oak Harbor ©
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Admiralty Head Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Fort Ebey State Park, and then walk around Fort Nugent Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Oak Harbor trip planner.

Getting from Olga to Oak Harbor by journey takes about 2.5 hours. May in Oak Harbor sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Historic Sites · Parks

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Port Townsend

Port Townsend ©
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. On the 16th (Sun), go for a walk through North Beach Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Port Townsend Gallery, then relax in the rural setting at Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Chimacum Corner Farmstand.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Port Townsend travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oak Harbor to Port Townsend in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Port Townsend are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Neah Bay.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Museums

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Scenic Walking Area
North Beach Park
4.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Chimacum Corner Farmstand
4.7

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Neah Bay

Neah Bay ©
Neah Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Makah Reservation in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 17th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Makah Cultural and Research Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Flattery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Neah Bay road trip app.

You can drive from Port Townsend to Neah Bay in 3 hours. May in Neah Bay sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Neah Bay

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hoh River and Hoh River Trail. Go for a jaunt from Olympic National Park to Quinault to see Merriman Falls about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: trek along Ozette Loop Hike, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, and take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neah Bay to Olympic National Park. In May, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ocean Shores.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

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Hiking Trail
Hoh River Trail
4.9
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Water Body
Hoh River
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Hiking Trail
Ozette Loop Hike
4.7

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Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores ©
Ocean Shores is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Fusions Gallery, then take a pleasant ride with Chenois Creek Horse Ranch, then stroll through Honey Pearl Ranch, and finally stop by Ocean Shores Kites.

To plan Ocean Shores vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Ocean Shores with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Ocean Shores can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Ocean Shores

Shopping · Museums · Trails · Outdoors
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Art Gallery
Fusions Gallery
4.9
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Ocean Shores Kites
4.8
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Equestrian Trail
Honey Pearl Ranch
3.7

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Falls Park and Gaiser Conservatory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Spokane: Wallace (Historic Wallace, Silver Streak Zipline Tours, &more), Q'emiln Park (in Post Falls) and Coeur d'Alene (Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point, North Idaho Centennial Trail, &more). There's still lots to do: gain insight at Gonzaga University, snap pictures at Monroe Street Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, and immerse yourself in nature at Steptoe Butte State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Spokane day trip app.

Explore your travel options from Ocean Shores to Spokane with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ocean Shores in May: highs in Spokane hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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