5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Spokane
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
3
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Springfield

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Spokane trip itinerary planning app .

Springfield to Spokane is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Springfield to Spokane is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Springfield in September: high temperatures in Spokane hover around 73°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a stroll through Pioneer Square, make a trip to Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint James Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Spokane in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square
Saint James Cathedral ©
Saint James Cathedral

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 9th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then explore and take pictures at Hurricane Ridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in September: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 67°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): wander the streets of Officers' Row and then steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Vancouver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in September: highs in Vancouver hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

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