5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h
3
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, then admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery.

Plan my day in Long Beach using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Los Angeles to Long Beach is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for much colder days in Long Beach, with highs around 55°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Oysterville Church, Long Beach
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse

1
day
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.
On the 20th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, admire the masterpieces at San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, and then see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Long Beach to Friday Harbor in 6.5 hours. When traveling from Long Beach in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Friday Harbor: temperatures range from 50°F by day to 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park ©
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planning app .

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 a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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