43 days in Seattle & Friday Harbor Itinerary

43 days in Seattle & Friday Harbor Itinerary

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Seattle
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
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Seattle
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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
Attractions like Space Needle and The Museum of Flight make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Snoqualmie (Snoqualmie Falls & Snoqualmie Point Park), Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Bunch Creek Falls, &more) and Fall City Wallaby Ranch (in Fall City). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, get some jogging in at Discovery Park, and admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle driving holiday website.

Los Angeles to Seattle is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Seattle reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Space Needle
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Must see
Pike Place Market
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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.
Bring the kids along to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lime Kiln Point State Park. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan, indulge in some personalized pampering at Lavendera Massage, explore the striking landscape at Cattle Point, and view the masterpieces at WaterWorks Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor road trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in June: high temperatures in Friday Harbor hover around 69°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Theme Park
Zip San Juan
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Specialty Museum
The Whale Museum
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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Kids will appreciate attractions like Mount Ellinor and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Canopy Tours Northwest (in Camano Island), Granite Falls (in Granite Falls) and Bellingham (Whatcom Falls Park & Triad River Tours). Explore Seattle further: relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, stop by Glasshouse Studio, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at Frye Art Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle visit planning site.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Friday Harbor in June, with lows around 57°F. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
B&B Family Farm
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River Rafting / Tubing
Triad River Tours
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Mount Ellinor
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