32 days in Washington State Itinerary

32 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 6 nights
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
3
Olympia
— 5 nights
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
5
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
6
Sequim
— 4 nights

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Space Needle and The Museum of Flight. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Imagine Children's Museum (in Everett), Tacoma (Point Defiance Park & Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium) and Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip tool.

Belem, Brazil to Seattle is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. In July, Seattle is little chillier than Belem - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bellevue, Tacoma, Imagine Children's Museum, Red Hook Brewery, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

4
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Zip San Juan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Friday Harbor: Moran State Park (in Olga) and Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, stroll around Reuben Tarte Memorial Park, head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, and admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Friday Harbor road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Friday Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Moran State Park, Reuben Tarte Memorial Park, Orcas Island Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

5
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Bring the kids along to Hands On Children's Museum and Mount St. Helens. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Shelton (Harstine Island State Park & Wild Felid Advocacy Center of Washington), Hunter Farms (in Union) and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (in Eatonville). There's lots more to do: trek along Mount Ellinor Trail, view the masterpieces at Childhood's End Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Wolf Haven International, and make a splash at Great Wolf Lodge.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Olympia trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Olympia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Friday Harbor, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Olympia, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Shelton, Mount St. Helens, Hunter Farms, Great Wolf Lodge, Mount Ellinor Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park ©
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

4
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Skyline Trail and Tolmie Peak Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Rainier National Park side-trips: High Rock Trail (in Packwood) and Deep Forest Challenge (in Eatonville). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, explore the activities along Nisqually River, admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and hike along Burroughs Mountain Trail.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by bus from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. August in Mount Rainier National Park sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

High Rock Trail, Deep Forest Challenge
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Deep Forest Challenge ©
Deep Forest Challenge
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ruby Beach and Sol Duc Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Merriman Falls (in Quinault) and Tree Root Cave (in Forks). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, and explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can take a bus to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Merriman Falls, Tree Root Cave
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

4
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Attractions like Port Townsend Marine Science Center and North Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Sequim: Bellingham (Fairhaven Park & Clayton Beach). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, admire the natural beauty at The Lavender Connection, head outdoors with West Coast Spin Doctors, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sequim trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by bus from Olympic National Park to Sequim takes 2 hours. August in Sequim sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Port Townsend, Bellingham
Highlights from your plan
The Lavender Connection ©
The Lavender Connection
Port Townsend Marine Science Center ©
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
Fairhaven Park ©
Fairhaven Park

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