33 days in Washington State Itinerary

33 days in Washington State Itinerary

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33 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Seattle
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Forks
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Seattle
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Leavenworth
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Walla Walla
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Langley, Whidbey Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, get outside with Reflection Lakes, admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and trek along Trail of the Shadows.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park online itinerary planner .

Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
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 find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Sequim (Jardin du Soleil, B&B Family Farm, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, cruise along Hurricane Ridge, trek along Hoh River Trail, and take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park road trip site .

You can fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Forks.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sequim
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

4
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Forks: Shi Shi Beach (in Clallam Bay), Neah Bay (Makah Cultural and Research Center & Cape Flattery Trail) and Marymere Falls (in Port Angeles). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Second Beach, stroll through La Push Beach, examine the collection at John's Beachcombing Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Quillayute River.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Forks day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Forks. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Push, Neah Bay, Shi Shi Beach, Marymere Falls
Highlights from your plan
First Beach ©
First Beach
La Push Beach ©
La Push Beach
Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls

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 find plenty of places to visit near Friday Harbor: Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound) and Moran State Park (in Olga). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a tour of Schooners North, view the masterpieces at Island Studios, and walk around Reuben Tarte Memorial Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Forks to Friday Harbor takes 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Meadowdale Beach Park (in Edmonds) and Patterson Cellars (in Woodinville). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle online travel route planner .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, Bellevue Square, Meadowdale Beach Park, Salish Cliffs Golf Club, Patterson Cellars - Hollywood Hill
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

4
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Leavenworth: Chelan (Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, Karma VIneyards, & more), Manson (Benson Vineyards Estate Winery & Tildio Winery) and Ellensburg (Clymer Museum of Art, Gard Vintners, & more). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, sample the fine beverages at Blue Spirits Distilling, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial, and learn about winemaking at Stemilt Creek Winery Tasting Room.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Leavenworth vacation planner.

Getting from Seattle to Leavenworth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Leavenworth, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Ellensburg, Chelan, Manson, 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Tildio Winery ©
Tildio Winery
Benson Vineyards Estate Winery ©
Benson Vineyards Estate Winery
Whipsaw Brewing ©
Whipsaw Brewing

5
nights
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Go for a jaunt from Walla Walla to Richland to see Hanford Nuclear Reservation about 1h 55 min away. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Rulo Winery.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Walla Walla trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Leavenworth to Walla Walla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Leavenworth in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Walla Walla, with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Langley.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Lowden, Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Zerba Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Rulo Winery ©
Rulo Winery
Walla Walla Vintners ©
Walla Walla Vintners
College Cellars ©
College Cellars

2
nights
Langley, Whidbey Island

Langley ©
Langley is a city in Island County, Washington, United States which is located on the south end of Whidbey Island, overlooking the Saratoga Passage. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): do a tasting at Blooms Winery, sample the fine beverages at Mutiny Bay Distillery, stroll around Marguerite Brons Memorial Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Whidbey Island Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cadee Distillery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Double Bluff Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Whidbey Island Vineyards and Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Double Bluff Beach, then learn about winemaking at Spoiled Dog Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Comforts of Whidbey Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Langley trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Walla Walla to Langley. Traveling from Walla Walla in September, you will find days in Langley are little chillier (68°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Langley

Parks Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Clinton, Freeland, Whidbey Island Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Whidbey Island Distillery ©
Whidbey Island Distillery
Spoiled Dog Winery ©
Spoiled Dog Winery
Mutiny Bay Distillery ©
Mutiny Bay Distillery

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