5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— Few hours
Travel:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + ferry:  6​h
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Detroit

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Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island

Oak Harbor ©
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Oak Harbor vacation builder tool .

Detroit to Oak Harbor is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Detroit in June, expect Oak Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Nature Parks
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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then trek along Hurricane Ridge. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Ruby Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park attractions planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oak Harbor to Olympic National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor journey maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor takes 6 hours. In June, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle itinerary builder .

Fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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