45 days in Washington State Itinerary

45 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

45 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15​h
1
Spokane
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Mossyrock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Port Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Forks
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Neah Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Olga, Orcas Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h
11
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Riverfront Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Go for a jaunt from Spokane to Cheney to see Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, ride a horse along Centennial Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at John A. Finch Arboretum, and admire the sheer force of Spokane Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Spokane online trip builder .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Spokane is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Spokane. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in August: highs in Spokane hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mossyrock.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Spokane Falls ©
Spokane Falls

2
nights
Mossyrock

Mossyrock ©
Mossyrock is a city in Lewis County, Washington, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Johnston Ridge Observatory and Coldwater Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mossyrock: WIndy Ridge Viewpoint (in Amboy) and Lava Canyon (in Stevenson). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount St. Helens and admire the majestic nature at Ike Kinswa State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mossyrock trip itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Spokane to Mossyrock. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Spokane in August, with highs in Mossyrock at 32°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Mossyrock

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Amboy, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount St. Helens, Lava Canyon, Ike Kinswa State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory
Coldwater Lake ©
Coldwater Lake

6
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mount Rainier and Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Rainier National Park side-trips: Ashford Creek Pottery (in Ashford) and Roslyn Cemetery (in Roslyn). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Narada Falls, trek along Skyline Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonderland Trail, and head outdoors with Reflection Lakes.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Mossyrock to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Roslyn Cemetery, Ashford Creek Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs

5
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Olympic National Park (Sol Duc Falls, Olympic National Park, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Crescent Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, learn about winemaking at Harbinger Winery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Madison Creek Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Port Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In September in Port Angeles, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Forks.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Sequim
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

4
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Third Beach and Quillayute River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Forks: Moclips River (in Moclips) and Quinault (Merriman Falls, Quinault Big Spruce Tree, & more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at First Beach, Head underground at Tree Root Cave, look for gifts at Native to Twilight, and examine the collection at John's Beachcombing Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Forks holiday planner.

Getting from Port Angeles to Forks by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Forks, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Neah Bay.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Quinault, La Push, Olympic Peninsula, Moclips River
Highlights from your plan
First Beach ©
First Beach
Moclips River ©
Moclips River
Merriman Falls ©
Merriman Falls

1
night
Neah Bay

Neah Bay ©
Neah Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Makah Reservation in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 13th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Makah Cultural and Research Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Flattery, and then hike along Cape Flattery Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Neah Bay trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Forks to Neah Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olga.

Things to do in Neah Bay

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Cape Flattery
Highlights from your plan
Cape Flattery ©
Cape Flattery
Makah Cultural and Research Center ©
Makah Cultural and Research Center

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Moran State Park and Obstruction Pass State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Olga: Eastsound (Sucia Island State Park & Orcas Island Pottery). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Judd Cove, browse the fresh offerings at Orcas Island Farmers Market, view the masterpieces at Orcas Island Artworks, and learn about winemaking at Orcas Island Winery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Olga online holiday planner .

You can drive from Neah Bay to Olga in 6.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Olga are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in Olga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Orcas Island, Eastsound
Highlights from your plan
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Orcas Island Pottery ©
Orcas Island Pottery
The Orcas Island Historical Museum ©

2
nights
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island

Oak Harbor ©
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. On the 18th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Fort Casey State Park, sample the fine beverages at Whidbey Island Distillery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Lavender Wind Farm, then look for gifts at Green-bank Farm, then admire the natural beauty at Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens, and finally do a tasting at Holmes Harbor Cellars.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oak Harbor online holiday maker .

You can drive from Olga to Oak Harbor in 2.5 hours. September in Oak Harbor sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Anacortes.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Greenbank, Coupeville, Whidbey Island Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Whidbey Island Distillery ©
Whidbey Island Distillery
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Fort Casey State Park ©
Fort Casey State Park

4
nights
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Rosario Beach. When in Anacortes, make a side trip to see Whatcom Falls Park in Bellingham, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Washington Park, look for gifts at SeaBear Wild Salmon, take in the waterfront activity at Cape Sante Marina, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Erie Park.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Anacortes sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Oak Harbor to Anacortes takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Whatcom Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
Washington Park ©
Washington Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Whale Museum and San Juan Co Park. When in Friday Harbor, make a side trip to see Spencer Spit State Park in Lopez Island, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park, make a trip to English Camp, get outside with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Before you visit Friday Harbor, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Anacortes to Friday Harbor by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

San Juan Co Park, Spencer Spit State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Pelindaba Lavender Farm ©
Pelindaba Lavender Farm
English Camp ©
English Camp

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Sky View Observatory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Tacoma (Point Defiance Park & LeMay - America's Car Museum), Everett Aquasox (in Everett) and Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, admire the striking features of Seattle Public Library, explore the activities along Green Lake Park, and get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Friday Harbor in September, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Everett Aquasox, Bloedel Reserve, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve

Similar Plans

46 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Washington State & Whidbey Island BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans