33 days in Washington State Itinerary

33 days in Washington State Itinerary

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33 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Spokane
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Leavenworth
— 3 nights
bus + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Forks
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sequim
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
10
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get lost in a book at Spokane Public Library. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Riverfront Park, then admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, then stroll around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden, and finally explore by horseback at Centennial Trail.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Spokane tour planner.

Philadelphia to Spokane is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Spokane is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: high temperatures in Spokane hover around 77°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Spokane Falls ©
Spokane Falls
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge ©
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

3
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Hidden Lake Trailhead. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Chelan and Icicle Ridge Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Leavenworth: Fielding Hills Winery (in Chelan) and Tildio Winery (in Manson). There's more to do: stroll around Waterfront Park and learn about winemaking at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Leavenworth travel planner.

Traveling by car from Spokane to Leavenworth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Leavenworth sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Chelan, Tildio Winery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Lake Chelan ©
Lake Chelan
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Rainier and Narada Falls. Visiting Grove of the Patriarchs and Paradise Valley will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Mount Rainier National Park to Eatonville to see Northwest Trek Wildlife Park about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Skyline Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burroughs Mountain Trail, admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Mount Adams Wilderness.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park travel planner .

Getting from Leavenworth to Mount Rainier National Park by combination of bus and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Leavenworth in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Mount Adams Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rain Forest Nature Trail and Olympic National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Quinault Rain Forest and Second Beach Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sol Duc Falls, hike along Ozette Loop Hike, take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls, and cruise along Hurricane Ridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online tour itinerary builder .

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Forks.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Quinault
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

3
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marymere Falls and Second Beach. Get in touch with nature at Cape Flattery Trail and Second Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Push Beach, see the interesting displays at John's Beachcombing Museum, look for gifts at Native to Twilight, and stroll through First Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Forks journey maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Forks. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sequim.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Push, Cape Flattery Trail, Marymere Falls, Second Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls
First Beach ©
First Beach
Second Beach ©
Second Beach

2
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): expand your understanding of the military at Fort Worden State Park, admire all the interesting features of B&B Family Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dungeness River Audubon Center, then get outside with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, and then identify plant and animal life at Dungeness Recreation Area.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sequim online route planner .

Traveling by car from Forks to Sequim takes 1.5 hours. In July in Sequim, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Fort Worden State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park
Dungeness River Audubon Center ©
Dungeness River Audubon Center
Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout ©
Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout

1
night
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 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Deception Pass State Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Penn Cove Brewing Company, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Oak Harbor visit planner.

You can drive from Sequim to Oak Harbor in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Oak Harbor are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Coupeville
Highlights from your plan
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Penn Cove Brewing Company ©
Penn Cove Brewing Company

2
nights
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): walk around Washington Park, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll around Causland Memorial Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Roozengaarde Display Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tommy Thompson Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predators of the Heart.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Anacortes trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Oak Harbor to Anacortes takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oak Harbor in July: highs in Anacortes hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Roozengaarde Display Garden
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Predators of the Heart ©
Predators of the Heart
Washington Park ©
Washington Park

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Moran State Park and Lime Kiln Point State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Orcas Island Pottery and Zip San Juan. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, learn about winemaking at San Juan Vineyards, make a trip to English Camp, and admire all the interesting features of Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip maker tool .

You can drive from Anacortes to Friday Harbor in 2 hours. In July in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Orcas Island Pottery, San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, Moran State Park
Highlights from your plan
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Bloedel Reserve and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Take a break from the city and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Alki Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (Point Defiance Park, Union Station, & more). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle route website .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tacoma, Bloedel Reserve, Snoqualmie Falls, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve

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