34 days in Washington State Itinerary

34 days in Washington State Itinerary

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34 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Spokane
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Winthrop
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Sequim
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bellingham
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
8
Seattle
— 5 nights
End: Seattle

3
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Spokane: Perkins House (in Colfax) and Pullman (Bill Chipman Palouse Trail & Charles R. Conner Museum). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, get lost in a book at Spokane Public Library, look for gifts at Paradise Fibers, Inc, and stroll around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Spokane trip maker .

Seattle to Spokane is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in Spokane to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Winthrop.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Pullman, Perkins House
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park

3
nights
Winthrop

Winthrop ©
Winthrop is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winthrop: Cedar Creek Falls (in Mazama) and Stehekin (Stehekin River & Rainbow Falls). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Shafer Historical Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Methow Valley, take in the exciting artwork at Confluence Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Lake Trai.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Winthrop trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Spokane to Winthrop takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Winthrop

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stehekin, Cedar Creek Falls, Blue Lake Trai, Confluence Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Methow Valley ©
Methow Valley
Shafer Historical Museum ©
Shafer Historical Museum
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

4
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Rainier National Park: Denny Creek Trail (in North Bend) and Ashford Creek Pottery (in Ashford). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, trek along Skyline Trail, explore the activities along Nisqually River, and take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park road trip app .

Explore your travel options from Winthrop to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Winthrop in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Denny Creek Trail, Ashford Creek Pottery, Mount St. Helens
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympic National Park: Merriman Falls (in Quinault) and Tree Root Cave (in Forks). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, and take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Olympic National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tree Root Cave, Merriman Falls
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

4
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sequim: Rocky Brook Falls Trail (in Brinnon), Port Townsend (Fort Worden State Park & North Beach Park) and Port Angeles (Swain's General Store & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, identify plant and animal life at Dungeness River Audubon Center, admire the natural beauty at The Lavender Connection, and head outdoors with West Coast Spin Doctors.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sequim trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a bus from Olympic National Park to Sequim in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Port Townsend, Port Angeles, Rocky Brook Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
The Lavender Connection ©
The Lavender Connection
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Get out of town with these interesting Bellingham side-trips: Rosario Beach (in Anacortes), Glacier (Heliotrope Ridge Trail & Skyline Divide) and Woolley Market (in Sedro Woolley). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Chain Lakes Loop, walk around Marguerite Brons Memorial Park, identify plant and animal life at Point Whitehorn Marine Park, and admire the majestic nature at Deception Pass State Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bellingham day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Sequim to Bellingham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Bellingham are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glacier, Blaine, Rosario Beach, Deception Pass State Park, Marguerite Brons Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Divide ©
Skyline Divide
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Marguerite Brons Memorial Park ©
Marguerite Brons Memorial Park

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: Eastsound (Crow Valley Pottery & Orcas Island Pottery) and Moran State Park (in Olga). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at Serendipity the used book place, kick back and relax at Judd Cove, and head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip builder .

You can drive from Bellingham to Friday Harbor in 3 hours. Traveling from Bellingham in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Friday Harbor, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastsound, Reuben Tarte Memorial Park, Judd Cove Preserve, 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in September, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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