38 days in Washington State Itinerary

38 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Stevenson
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Stevenson
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 6 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Unknown
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Sequim
— 3 nights
Drive
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North Cascades National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Leavenworth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Spokane
— 4 nights
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Stevenson

— 2 nights
Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. Stevenson is known for adventure, museums, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens, take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Creek Falls, admire the majestic nature at Beacon Rock State Park, and admire all the interesting features of Cape Horn Lookout.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Stevenson vacation maker site.

San Francisco to Stevenson is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, daytime highs in Stevenson are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Stevenson

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 4 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mount Rainier and Skyline Trail. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, stroll through Tolmie Peak Trail, and hike along Paradise Loop.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stevenson to Mount Rainier National Park. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Stevenson in June since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
Bring the kids along to Space Needle and Pike Place Market. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and explore the activities along Green Lake Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wineries

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.
Kids will enjoy Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lime Kiln Point State Park. Go for a jaunt from Friday Harbor to Lopez Island to see Shark Reef Sanctuary about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, take a tour of Schooners North, and get outside with Springtide Paddlesports.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Friday Harbor holiday planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. In July, Friday Harbor is a bit cooler than Seattle - with highs of 74°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Olga, Orcas Island

— 3 nights
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. Take a break from Olga with a short trip to Sucia Island State Park in Eastsound, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Orcas Island Pottery, head outdoors with Obstruction Pass State Park, admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park, and take in the awesome beauty at The Orcas Island Historical Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Olga trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Olga by journey takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olga

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 7 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park. Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: trek along Second Beach Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Hoh River, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olga to Olympic National Park takes 5.5 hours. In July in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Sequim

— 3 nights
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Step out of Sequim with an excursion to Kayaking & Canoeing in Port Angeles--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, get outside with West Coast Spin Doctors, admire the natural beauty at The Lavender Connection, and look for gifts at Washington Lavender.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sequim vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Sequim. July in Sequim sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

North Cascades National Park

— 2 nights
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Diablo Lake Vista Point, admire all the interesting features of N Cascades Hwy, and then admire the sheer force of Gorge Creek Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Lake Ann Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Picture Lake, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain Glacier.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our North Cascades National Park driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequim to North Cascades National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sequim in July: highs in North Cascades National Park hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Leavenworth.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Leavenworth

— 3 nights
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kids will enjoy Leavenworth Reindeer Farm and Lincoln Rock State Park. Go for a jaunt from Leavenworth to Wenatchee to see Apple Capital Loop Trail about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, steep yourself in history at Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village, hike along Hidden Lake Trailhead, and ride a horse along Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leavenworth trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from North Cascades National Park to Leavenworth. Traveling from North Cascades National Park in July, you will find days in Leavenworth are a bit warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Spokane.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Spokane

— 4 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Manito Park and Mobius Science Center. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, walk around Gaiser Conservatory, and explore by horseback at Centennial Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip builder site.

You can drive from Leavenworth to Spokane in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Spokane can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · 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.