5 days in Seattle & Forks Itinerary

5 days in Seattle & Forks Itinerary

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Seattle
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Forks
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Seattle

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, engage your brain at Living Computers: Museum + Labs, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, and finally explore the activities along Lake Union.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seattle day trip planning app.

Washington DC to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Forks.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Forks

— 2 nights
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Forks Timber Museum, see the interesting displays at John's Beachcombing Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Third Beach, and finally kick back and relax at First Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Native to Twilight, then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Tree Root Cave, and finally explore the activities along Quillayute River.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Forks trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Forks takes 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Forks at 69°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Forks

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, then make a trip to Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle tour planner.

You can drive from Forks to Seattle in 4 hours. Traveling from Forks in July, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums