38 days in Miami & Washington State Itinerary

38 days in Miami & Washington State Itinerary

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38 days in Miami & Washington State Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Bellingham
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Forks
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Goldendale
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
11
Spokane
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Newark

7
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Shop till you drop at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park and Surfside Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Las Olas Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades Alligator Farm (in Homestead), Loggerhead Marinelife Center (in Juno Beach) and Delray Municipal Beach (in Delray Beach). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip maker tool .

Newark to Miami is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark in October, expect nights in Miami to be much warmer, around 74°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Bal Harbour, Delray Municipal Beach, The Ancient Spanish Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Surfside Beach ©
Surfside Beach

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.
Popular historic sites such as Pike Place Market and Snoqualmie Falls are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Alki Beach and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Boeing Future of Flight (in Mukilteo) and Mark Ryan Winery (in Woodinville). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory, and stroll around Kerry Park.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Miami to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Miami in October, things will get much colder in Seattle: highs are around 63°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Boeing Future of Flight, Snoqualmie Falls, Mark Ryan Winery
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Moran State Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Popular historic sites such as Lime Kiln Point State Park and Orcas Island Pottery are in your itinerary. Take a break from Friday Harbor with a short trip to San Juan Island Distillery in Roche Harbor, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to English Camp, admire all the interesting features of Pelindaba Lavender Farm, look for gifts at Serendipity the used book place, and take in the history at American Camp.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor online trip maker .

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in October since evenings lows in Friday Harbor dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Orcas Island Pottery, San Juan Island Distillery, Moran State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park, learn about all things military at PBY-Naval Air Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): stop by SeaBear Wild Salmon, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then walk around Washington Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Anacortes trip tool .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Anacortes by car takes about 2 hours. October in Anacortes sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Oak Harbor, Fort Casey State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
SeaBear Wild Salmon ©
SeaBear Wild Salmon

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): walk around Whatcom Falls Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine Life Center, then wander the streets of Fairhaven Historic District, and finally stop by Village Books.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bellingham vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Anacortes to Bellingham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Forks.

Things to do in Bellingham

Shopping Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park
Fairhaven Historic District ©
Fairhaven Historic District
Village Books ©
Village Books

3
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Cape Flattery Trail and Marymere Falls. You'll get in some beach time at Second Beach and Makah Cultural and Research Center. Step out of Forks with an excursion to Shi Shi Beach in Clallam Bay--about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Push Beach.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Forks trip builder app .

You can drive from Bellingham to Forks in 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Push, Neah Bay, Shi Shi Beach, Marymere Falls
Highlights from your plan
Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls
Makah Cultural and Research Center ©

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Rain Forest Nature Trail and Crescent Lake. Shop till you drop at Second Beach Trail and Ruby Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Quinault Big Spruce Tree (in Quinault) and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge (in Sequim). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Rialto Beach, take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, explore and take pictures at Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, and delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Rain Forest.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park road trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Forks to Olympic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Quinault, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On the 30th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, take a memorable drive along Long Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Long Beach travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Long Beach. In October, daily temperatures in Long Beach can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cape Disappointment State Park, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Visit Grove of the Patriarchs and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Mount Rainier or Skyline Trail. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Narada Falls and hike along Trail of the Shadows.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Long Beach to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Long Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

2
nights
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Maryhill Winery, appreciate the history behind Stonehenge Memorial, then get to know the fascinating history of Columbia Hills State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Schreiner Farms, and finally learn about winemaking at Idiot's Grace. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery, admire the masterpieces at Maryhill Museum of Art, then do a tasting at Jacob Williams Winery, and finally stop by Syncline Wine Cellars.

Find out how to plan Goldendale trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Goldendale. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Goldendale

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lyle, Wishram, Columbia Hills State Park
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Jacob Williams Winery ©
Jacob Williams Winery
Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery ©
Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stroll around Riverfront Park, then admire the sheer force of Spokane Falls, then contemplate the long history of Crosby House, and finally explore and take pictures at Green Bluff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then explore by horseback at Centennial Trail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Spokane sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Goldendale to Spokane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Goldendale in November, expect Spokane to be a bit cooler, temps between 44°F and 31°F. On the 7th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Spokane Falls ©
Spokane Falls
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©

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