34 days in Washington State Itinerary

34 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bellingham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Unknown
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Spokane
— 3 nights
Drive
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Goldendale
— 2 nights
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Seattle

— 6 nights

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.
Relax by the water at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Explore hidden gems such as Snoqualmie Falls and Theo Chocolate. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire the striking features of Seattle Public Library, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and make a trip to Space Needle.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip itinerary planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Seattle is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Seattle, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Seattle is cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bellingham.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Bellingham

— 2 nights

City of Subdued Excitement

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Stimpson Family Nature Preserve, then stroll through Sehome Hill Arboretum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Jansen Art Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Chuckanut Bay Gallery & Sculpture Garden and then enjoy the sand and surf at Clayton Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bellingham trip planning site.

Drive from Seattle to Bellingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. June in Bellingham sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

— 2 nights
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for gifts at The Wood Merchant, then examine the collection at Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, and then stroll through Tommy Thompson Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Predators of the Heart and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Anacortes travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bellingham to Anacortes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Anacortes can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 3 nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lime Kiln Point State Park and American Camp. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Arctic Raven Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, pick up some local products at San Juan Island Farmers Market, admire the masterpieces at IMA - San Juan Islands Museum of Art, and relax and rejuvenate at Lavendera Massage.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Friday Harbor sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Tours

Olga, Orcas Island

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): head outdoors with Obstruction Pass State Park and then view the masterpieces at Orcas Island Artworks.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Olga road trip planning site.

Traveling by journey from Friday Harbor to Olga takes 1.5 hours. In June in Olga, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Olga

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Townsend

— 3 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kelly Art Deco Light Museum and EarthenWorks Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Puget Sound Express and Northwind Arts Center. The adventure continues: explore by horseback at Larry Scott Memorial Trail, examine the collection at The Rothschild House, explore the world behind art at Jefferson Museum of Art & History, and get a taste of the local shopping with Port Townsend Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Port Townsend route planner.

Traveling by car from Olga to Port Townsend takes 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Port Townsend can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Trails

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get outdoors at Hurricane Ridge and Second Beach Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Olympic National Park and Hoh River Trail. Step out of Olympic National Park to go to Quinault and see Quinault Big Cedar, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, stroll through Quinault River-Pony Bridge Day Hike, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip website.

Explore your travel options from Port Townsend to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Olympia

— 2 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Veterans Memorial Museum and then delve into the mystery of The Shady Lady. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Wolf Haven International, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, and then view the masterpieces at Childhood's End Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympia trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Olympia. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Olympia, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 27th (Tue), trek along Box Canyon Loop, then hike along Paradise Loop, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park visit planning app.

Explore your travel options from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Spokane.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Spokane

— 3 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Get a sense of the local culture at Spokane Valley Heritage Museum and Crosby House. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Riverside State Park, make a trip to St. John's Cathedral, look for gifts at Paradise Fibers, Inc, and explore the landscape on two wheels at South Hill.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Spokane trip planner.

You can fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Spokane in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Spokane

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Goldendale

— 2 nights
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. On the 1st (Sat), explore the world behind art at Maryhill Museum of Art and then pause for some photo ops at Stonehenge Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Presby Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Goldendale online attractions planner.

Getting from Spokane to Goldendale by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In June in Goldendale, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Goldendale

Historic Sites · Museums

Washington State travel guide

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Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.