35 days in Washington State Itinerary

35 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Seattle
— 6 nights
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
3
Olympia
— 4 nights
4
Sequim
— 4 nights
5
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
6
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
7
Chelan
— 5 nights

6
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pioneer Square as well as Bellevue Zip Tour. Kids will appreciate attractions like Space Needle and The Museum of Flight. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Imagine Children's Museum (in Everett) and Tacoma (Point Defiance Park & Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Belem, Brazil to Seattle is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Belem to Seattle, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Belem in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellevue, Tacoma, Seahurst Beach Park, Imagine Children's Museum, Cascadia Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Washington Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Friday Harbor: Moran State Park (in Olga) and Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, and experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip planning site.

Getting from Seattle to Friday Harbor by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get a bit cooler in Friday Harbor: highs are around 27°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Moran State Park, Orcas Island Pottery, Washington Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

4
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Bring the kids along to Hands On Children's Museum and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Explore Olympia's surroundings by going to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (in Eatonville), Fort Clatsop National Memorial (in Astoria) and Mount St. Helens Visitor Center (in Castle Rock). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol, stroll around Percival Landing, relax in the rural setting at Lattin's Country Cider Mill & Farm, and hunt for treasures at Farmers Market.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Olympia trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Friday Harbor in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Olympia: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park ©
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

4
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Attractions like Port Townsend Marine Science Center and Fort Worden State Park make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Sequim with a short trip to Fort Casey State Park in Coupeville, about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, have a few drinks at 7 Cedars, take in the waterfront activity at John Wayne Marina, and identify plant and animal life at Dungeness Recreation Area.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sequim online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Sequim in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Olympia in August, you will find days in Sequim are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Port Townsend, Fort Casey State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Port Townsend Marine Science Center ©
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park

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.
Attractions like Ruby Beach and Olympic National Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Olympic National Park with an excursion to Marymere Falls in Port Angeles--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, trek along Sol Duc Falls, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Sequim to Olympic National Park in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Marymere Falls
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Family-friendly places like Skyline Trail and Comet Falls will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, and stroll through Trail of the Shadows.

Planning Mount Rainier National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. When traveling from Olympic National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chelan.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

5
nights
Chelan

Chelan ©
Chelan is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Shafer Historical Museum and Leavenworth Reindeer Farm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chelan: Ohme Gardens (in Wenatchee), River Rafting & Tubing (in Leavenworth) and Grand Coulee Dam (in Coulee Dam). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Chelan, do a tasting at Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, and identify plant and animal life at Beebe Bridge Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chelan day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Chelan. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chelan: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chelan

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Leavenworth, Ohme Gardens, Shafer Historical Museum, Grand Coulee Dam
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
Shafer Historical Museum ©
Shafer Historical Museum
River Rafting & Tubing

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