35 days in Washington State Itinerary

35 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Start: Missoula
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Spokane
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Ellensburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Leavenworth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Langley, Whidbey Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  4 h
5
Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h
7
Olympia
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 45 min
8
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
9
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Missoula

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Explore Spokane's surroundings by going to Charles R. Conner Museum (in Pullman) and Perkins House (in Colfax). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, stroll around Gaiser Conservatory, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral, and trek along Iller Creek Conservation Area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Spokane driving holiday planner.

Missoula to Spokane is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Missoula to Spokane due to the time zone difference. February in Spokane sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ellensburg.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Charles R. Conner Museum, Perkins House
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens ©
Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens
Iller Creek Conservation Area ©
Iller Creek Conservation Area

3
nights
Ellensburg

Ellensburg ©
Ellensburg is a city in, and the county seat of, Kittitas County, Washington, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ellensburg side-trips: Roslyn Cemetery (in Roslyn) and Thorp Mill (in Thorp). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest, see the interesting displays at Kittitas County Historical Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Whipsaw Brewing.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ellensburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Spokane to Ellensburg takes 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ellensburg are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Ellensburg

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Washington State, Roslyn Cemetery, South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District, Thorp Mill
Highlights from your plan
Thorp Mill ©
Thorp Mill
Roslyn Cemetery ©
Roslyn Cemetery
Whipsaw Brewing ©
Whipsaw Brewing

3
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Leavenworth side-trips: Wenatchee (Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort, Apple Capital Loop Trail, &more). Next up on the itinerary: ride a horse along Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides, learn about winemaking at Kestrel Vintners Tasting Room and Gift Shop, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, and shop like a local with Cured By Visconti.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Leavenworth sightseeing website.

You can drive from Ellensburg to Leavenworth in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Ellensburg in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Leavenworth, with highs around 40°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Langley.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Wenatchee, 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides ©
Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides
Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort ©
Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort

3
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. Explore Langley's surroundings by going to Port Townsend (Port Townsend Gallery, The Starrett House Inn, &more). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Whidbey Island Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Double Bluff Brewing Company, do a tasting at Whidbey Island Vineyards and Winery, and see the interesting displays at Langley Whale Center.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Langley trip planner.

Drive from Leavenworth to Langley in 3 hours. Traveling from Leavenworth in February, things will get a bit warmer in Langley: highs are around 47°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Langley

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Townsend, Whidbey Island Vineyards and Winery, Marguerite Brons Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Whidbey Island Distillery ©
Whidbey Island Distillery
The Starrett House Inn ©
The Starrett House Inn
Northwind Arts Center ©
Northwind Arts Center

5
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.
Step out of Olympic National Park to go to Quinault and see Merriman Falls, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ellinor, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, and trek along High Divide.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park sightseeing site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Langley to Olympic National Park. In February, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Cushman, Merriman Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
Mount Storm King
Mount Storm King
High Divide ©
High Divide

4
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Step out of Mount Rainier National Park with an excursion to White Pass Ski Resort in White Pass--about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, hike along Skyline Trail, stroll through Camp Muir Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In February in Mount Rainier National Park, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

White Pass Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Camp Muir Trail ©
Camp Muir Trail

4
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Hoodsport (Staircase Rapids Nature Trail & Mount Ellinor Trail), Cowlitz County Historical Museum (in Kelso) and 7 Wonders Creation Museum (in Silverlake). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Furford Cranberry Museum, stroll around East Bay Public Plaza, pause for some photo ops at Wildlife Heritage Sculpture Corridor, and look for all kinds of wild species at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Olympia online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Hoodsport, Raymond, Furford Cranberry Museum, Cowlitz County Historical Museum, 7 Wonders Creation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area ©
Northwest Carriage Museum ©
Northwest Carriage Museum
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum

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 Olga (Moran State Park & Summit Learning Center). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, view the masterpieces at WaterWorks Gallery, examine the collection at San Juan Historical Society and Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Constitution.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Olympia to Friday Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastsound, Olga, Mt Constitution, Turtleback Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseshu Guest Ranch ©
Horseshu Guest Ranch
San Juan Historical Society and Museum ©
San Juan Historical Society and Museum

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Mt Si in North Bend (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and walk around Discovery Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Seattle, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

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