38 days in Washington State Itinerary

38 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Stevenson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Olga, Orcas Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  4 h 30 min
6
Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
7
Sequim
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
North Cascades National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Leavenworth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Spokane
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Stevenson

Stevenson ©
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: get impressive views of Mount St. Helens, take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Creek Falls, admire the majestic nature at Beacon Rock State Park, and see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Stevenson road trip website.

San Francisco to Stevenson is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Stevenson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Falls Creek Falls, Mount St. Helens, Beacon Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Beacon Rock State Park ©
Beacon Rock State Park
Cape Horn Lookout ©
Cape Horn Lookout

4
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Skyline Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley, trek along Tolmie Peak Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Christine Falls Viewpoint.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Stevenson to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Stevenson in June since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Space Needle and The Museum of Flight. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, see the sky in a new way at Pacific Science Center, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder app.

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. 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 fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Zip San Juan and The Whale Museum. Go for a jaunt from Friday Harbor to Lopez Island to see Shark Reef Sanctuary about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, get a taste of life in the country at Horseshu Guest Ranch, and take a tour of Schooners North.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, Friday Harbor is a bit cooler than Seattle - with highs of 74°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Shark Reef Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

3
nights
Olga, Orcas Island

Olga ©
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. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Judd Cove Preserve, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Orcas Island Historical Museum.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Olga trip builder tool.

You can drive from Friday Harbor to Olga in 1.5 hours. July in Olga sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastsound, Orcas Island, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park
Jones Island State Park
Jones Island State Park

7
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.
When in Olympic National Park, make a side trip to see Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault, approximately Quinault away. There's much more to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach, and hike along Sol Duc Falls.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olga to Olympic National Park. 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 take a bus to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Quinault Big Spruce Tree
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

3
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
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. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness River Audubon Center, get outside with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, and immerse yourself in nature at Sequim Bay State Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sequim journey app.

You can take a bus from Olympic National Park to Sequim in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sequim are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. 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 Adventure

Side Trip

Port Angeles
Highlights from your plan
The Lavender Connection ©
The Lavender Connection
Kayaking & Canoeing
West Coast Spin Doctors ©
West Coast Spin Doctors

2
nights
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
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 maps, other places to visit, where to stay, 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

Side Trip

Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Picture Lake ©
Picture Lake
N Cascades Hwy ©
N Cascades Hwy
Table Mountain Glacier ©
Table Mountain Glacier

3
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Leavenworth Reindeer Farm and River Rafting & Tubing. Venture out of the city with trips to Apple Capital Loop Trail (in Wenatchee) and Lincoln Rock State Park (in East Wenatchee). There's much more to do: explore by horseback at Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides, trek along Hidden Lake Trailhead, stroll through Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, and immerse yourself in nature at Lake Wenatchee State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Leavenworth online trip itinerary builder.

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 somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Spokane.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Apple Capital Loop Trail, Lincoln Rock State Park, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides ©
Mountain Springs Lodge Sleigh Rides
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail ©
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

4
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Spokane is known for parks, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the majestic nature at Riverside State Park, stroll around Manito Park, and engage your brain at Mobius Science Center.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Spokane itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Leavenworth to Spokane takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Spokane, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 60°F at night. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Riverside State Park
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Centennial Trail ©
Centennial Trail
River Rafting & Tubing

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