52 days in Washington State Itinerary

52 days in Washington State Itinerary

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52 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Sequim
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Olympia
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Stevenson
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Walla Walla
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Spokane
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Leavenworth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Winthrop
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Bellingham
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
12
Seattle
— 6 nights
End: Seattle

3
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sequim: Rocky Brook Falls Trail (in Brinnon), Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens (in Chimacum) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Port Angeles). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, walk around Dungeness Landing County Park, get outside with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, and identify plant and animal life at Dungeness Recreation Area.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sequim sightseeing website .

Seattle to Sequim is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get a bit cooler in Sequim: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocky Brook Falls Trail, Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens, Kayaking & Canoeing
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
West Coast Spin Doctors ©
West Coast Spin Doctors
Kayaking & Canoeing

7
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.
Explore Olympic National Park's surroundings by going to Tree Root Cave (in Forks) and Quinault Big Spruce Tree (in Quinault). There's still lots to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, hike along Sol Duc Falls, and stroll through Ruby Beach.

Before you visit Olympic National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by bus from Sequim to Olympic National Park takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Olympia.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tree Root Cave, Quinault Big Spruce Tree
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

3
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Off the Walls Gallery (in Shelton), Mount Ellinor Trail (in Hoodsport) and Mill Lane Winery (in Tenino). There's lots more to do: have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, deepen your understanding at Nisqually Reach Nature Center, take in the exciting artwork at Childhood's End Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Olympia travel route app .

Traveling by bus from Olympic National Park to Olympia takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, you will find days in Olympia are somewhat warmer (74°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Mill Lane Winery, Mount Ellinor Trail, Off the Walls Gallery, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park ©
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Washington State Capitol ©
Washington State Capitol

4
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, and trek along Skyline Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner .

You can take a bus from Olympia to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Stevenson.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

5
nights
Stevenson

Stevenson ©
Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stevenson: Coldwater Lake (in Amboy), Cape Horn Overlook (in Washougal) and Johnston Ridge Observatory (in Toutle). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Adams Wilderness, admire the majestic nature at Starvation Creek State Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount St. Helens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Stevenson tour builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Stevenson. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Stevenson

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

North Bonneville, Washington State, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Multnomah Falls, Moulton Falls Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Coldwater Lake ©
Coldwater Lake
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Mount Adams Wilderness ©
Mount Adams Wilderness

4
nights
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Walla Walla: Richland (Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Howard Amon Park, & more), The Columbia River (in Kennewick) and Palouse Falls State Park (in Washtucna). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Castillo de Feliciana, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pioneer Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Walla Walla trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Stevenson to Walla Walla in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stevenson in July, with highs in Walla Walla at 93°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Spokane.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Richland, Palouse Falls State Park, The Columbia River
Highlights from your plan
Palouse Falls State Park ©
Palouse Falls State Park
Wine Tours & Tastings
Rulo Winery ©
Rulo Winery

4
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Get out of town with these interesting Spokane side-trips: Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge (in Cheney), Perkins House (in Colfax) and Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch (in Coeur d'Alene). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, get lost in a book at Spokane Public Library, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and walk around Riverfront Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Spokane trip planner .

Traveling by car from Walla Walla to Spokane takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Walla Walla in July, expect Spokane to be a bit cooler, temps between 87°F and 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Perkins House, Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Take a break from Leavenworth with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Chelan, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, stroll through Icicle Ridge Trail, take a peaceful walk through Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest, and do a tasting at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Leavenworth trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Spokane to Leavenworth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Leavenworth sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Winthrop.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Washington State, Icicle Creek, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
Wine Tours & Tastings
Icicle Creek ©
Icicle Creek

3
nights
Winthrop

Winthrop ©
Winthrop is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. Explore Winthrop's surroundings by going to Cedar Creek Falls (in Mazama), Confluence Gallery (in Twisp) and Stehekin (Stehekin River & Rainbow Falls). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Shafer Historical Museum, fly down the slopes at Methow Valley, hike along Blue Lake Trai, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Falls Creek Falls Trail Head.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Winthrop trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Leavenworth to Winthrop takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Winthrop

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stehekin, Blue Lake Trai, Cedar Creek Falls, Confluence Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Methow Valley ©
Methow Valley
Shafer Historical Museum ©
Shafer Historical Museum
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

4
nights
Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Explore Bellingham's surroundings by going to City Park (Million Smiles Playground Park) (in Lynden), Glacier (Heliotrope Ridge Trail & Skyline Divide) and Blaine (Point Whitehorn Marine Park & Blaine Marine Park). There's still lots to do: trek along Chain Lakes Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Bay Trail, stroll around Fairhaven Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Interurban Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bellingham online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Winthrop to Bellingham takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Winthrop in July, you will find days in Bellingham are little chillier (74°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaine, Glacier, Artist Point, City Park (Million Smiles Playground Park)
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Divide ©
Skyline Divide
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

4
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

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.
Explore Friday Harbor's surroundings by going to Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound) and Moran State Park (in Olga). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, wander the wide-open spaces of Horseshu Guest Ranch, and take in the exciting artwork at Island Studios.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bellingham to Friday Harbor takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bellingham in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Friday Harbor, with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Reuben Tarte Memorial Park, Orcas Island Pottery, Moran State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park

6
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.
Dedicate the 8th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seattle planning tool .

Fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Friday Harbor in August: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 80°F and lows are around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Bellevue
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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