39 days in Washington State Itinerary

39 days in Washington State Itinerary

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39 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Concrete
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sequim
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Castle Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Stevenson
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Spokane
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Winthrop
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Leavenworth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Seattle

4
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Discovery Park. Dedicate the 19th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planning site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Discovery Park ©
Discovery Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, stop by Serendipity the used book place, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 49°F in Friday Harbor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Concrete.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

3
nights
Concrete

Concrete ©
Concrete is a town in north-central Skagit County, Washington, United States. Visiting Sauk Mountain Trail and North Cascades National Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Concrete: North Cascades National Park (Diablo Dam, Cascade Pass, & more) and Cascadian Farm Organic (in Rockport). There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Rasar State Park and take an in-depth tour of North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Concrete trip site .

Traveling by car from Friday Harbor to Concrete takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Concrete are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Sequim.

Things to do in Concrete

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

North Cascades National Park, Cascadian Farm Organic
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Pass ©
Cascade Pass
North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
Rasar State Park ©
Rasar State Park

3
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Visiting West Coast Spin Doctors and Dungeness River Audubon Center will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Sequim: Port Angeles (Kayaking & Canoeing & Salt Creek Recreation Area). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of B&B Family Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness Recreation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Soleil, and get outside with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sequim trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Concrete to Sequim takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sequim can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Angeles
Highlights from your plan
Dungeness River Audubon Center ©
Dungeness River Audubon Center
Kayaking & Canoeing
West Coast Spin Doctors ©
West Coast Spin Doctors

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hurricane Ridge and Ruby Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, trek along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, stroll through Hoh River Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Storm King.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip builder tool .

Take a bus from Sequim to Olympic National Park in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

4
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Get in touch with nature at Skyline Trail and Mount Rainier. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, get outside with Reflection Lakes, hike along Trail of the Shadows, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tolmie Peak Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Castle Rock.

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

2
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Castle Rock

Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Seaquest State Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount St. Helens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): get outside with Sasquatch Adventures, then head outdoors with Eco Park Resort, and then contemplate the geological forces at Spirit Lake Hwy.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Castle Rock travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Castle Rock. In October, daily temperatures in Castle Rock can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stevenson.

Things to do in Castle Rock

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eco Park Resort, Sasquatch Adventures, Mount St. Helens
Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Eco Park Resort ©
Eco Park Resort
Seaquest State Park ©
Seaquest State Park

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Stevenson

Stevenson ©
Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Hamilton Mountain Loop Trail and Dog Mountain Trail. When in Stevenson, make a side trip to see Ape Cave in Longview, approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Adams Wilderness, take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Creek Falls, admire all the interesting features of Cape Horn Lookout, and immerse yourself in nature at Beacon Rock State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Stevenson trip planner .

Traveling by car from Castle Rock to Stevenson takes 2 hours. October in Stevenson sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Stevenson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beacon Rock State Park, Ape Cave, Dog Mountain Trail, Mount Adams Wilderness, Falls Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mount Adams Wilderness ©
Mount Adams Wilderness
Ape Cave ©
Ape Cave
Beacon Rock State Park ©
Beacon Rock State Park

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nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Get outdoors at Centennial Trail and River Rafting & Tubing. When in Spokane, make a side trip to see Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge in Cheney, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iller Creek Conservation Area, stroll around Riverfront Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Spokane trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Stevenson to Spokane with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Stevenson in October; daily highs in Spokane reach 59°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Winthrop.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Riverside State Park, Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Iller Creek Conservation Area ©
Iller Creek Conservation Area

3
nights
Winthrop

Winthrop ©
Winthrop is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Methow Valley and Cedar Creek Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Winthrop: Washington Pass (in North Cascades National Park) and Rainbow Falls (in Stehekin). There's lots more to do: hike along Falls Creek Falls Trail Head, grab your bike and head to Winthrop Twin Lakes Loop, get engrossed in the history at Shafer Historical Museum, and stroll through Blue Lake Trai.

Discover how to plan a Winthrop trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Spokane to Winthrop takes 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Winthrop

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Cascades National Park, Cedar Creek Falls, Rainbow Falls
Highlights from your plan
Methow Valley ©
Methow Valley
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Washington Pass ©
Washington Pass

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Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Get outdoors at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm and Icicle Ridge Trail. When in Leavenworth, make a side trip to see Apple Capital Loop Trail in Wenatchee, approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest, learn about winemaking at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, and let little ones run wild at Enchantment Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Leavenworth trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Winthrop to Leavenworth in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Washington State, Apple Capital Loop Trail
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
River Rafting & Tubing
Enchantment Park ©
Enchantment Park

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