59 days in Washington State Itinerary

59 days in Washington State Itinerary

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59 days in Washington State Itinerary

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

5
nights
Stevenson

Stevenson ©
Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stevenson: Washougal (Cape Horn Overlook & Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge), Amboy (Coldwater Lake & Lewis River Lower Falls) and Johnston Ridge Observatory (in Toutle). There's much more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens, take some stellar pictures from Cape Horn Lookout, explore the striking landscape at Beacon Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Creek Falls.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stevenson day trip website .

Los Angeles to Stevenson is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Stevenson, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Stevenson

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Washougal, Amboy, Falls Creek Falls, Mount St. Helens, Ape Cave
Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory
Ape Cave ©
Ape Cave

6
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Change things up with a short trip to High Rock Trail in Packwood (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Skyline Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tolmie Peak Trail, and get outside with Reflection Lakes.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park travel route app .

Explore your travel options from Stevenson to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Stevenson in July, Mount Rainier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

High Rock Trail
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Boeing Future of Flight (in Mukilteo) and Langley (Comforts of Whidbey Winery & Whidbey Island Distillery). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planning website .

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Langley, Bellevue, Boeing Future of Flight, Log Cabin Visitor Information Center
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Friday Harbor: Eastsound (Orcas Island Pottery, Orcas Island Winery, & more) and Moran State Park (in Olga). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, deepen your knowledge of military history at American Camp, head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, and get a taste of life in the country at Horseshu Guest Ranch.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Friday Harbor reach 74°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Eastsound, Moran State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park

5
nights
Olympia

Olympia
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Olympia side-trips: Hoodsport (Mount Ellinor Trail & Staircase Rapids Nature Trail), Tacoma (Point Defiance Park, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, & more) and Shelton (Off the Walls Gallery & Wild Felid Advocacy Center of Washington). The adventure continues: have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, walk around Sehmel Homestead Park, identify plant and animal life at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, and head outdoors with Deep Forest Challenge.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Olympia route builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Friday Harbor to Olympia in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Friday Harbor in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Olympia, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tacoma, Shelton, Hoodsport, Deep Forest Challenge, Sehmel Homestead Park
Highlights from your plan
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Washington State History Museum ©
Washington State History Museum
Point Defiance Park ©
Point Defiance Park

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree & Merriman Falls). The adventure continues: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, hike along Sol Duc Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park travel tool .

Traveling by bus from Olympia to Olympic National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Olympia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Quinault
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

4
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore Sequim's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Port Angeles) and Port Townsend (North Beach Park, Larry Scott Memorial Trail, & more). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, stroll around Dungeness Landing County Park, identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jardin du Soleil.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sequim, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Olympic National Park to Sequim in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bellingham.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Townsend, Kayaking & Canoeing
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Kayaking & Canoeing
Purple Haze Lavender Farm ©
Purple Haze Lavender Farm

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bellingham: Glacier (Picture Lake, Skyline Divide, & more), Artist Point (in Deming) and Anacortes (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Rosario Beach). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Point Whitehorn Marine Park, admire the majestic nature at Deception Pass State Park, grab your bike and head to Interurban Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Whatcom Falls Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bellingham trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Sequim to Bellingham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Bellingham can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Winthrop.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glacier, Lynden, Anacortes, Deception Pass State Park, Point Whitehorn Marine Park
Highlights from your plan
Picture Lake ©
Picture Lake
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Skyline Divide ©
Skyline Divide

5
nights
Winthrop

Winthrop ©
Winthrop is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Winthrop: Cedar Creek Falls (in Mazama), North Cascades National Park (N Cascades Hwy, Washington Pass, & more) and Stehekin (Stehekin River & Rainbow Falls). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Shafer Historical Museum, glide through natural beauty at Methow Valley, cruise along Slate Peak, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Chelan.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Winthrop road trip app .

You can drive from Bellingham to Winthrop in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bellingham in August: highs in Winthrop hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Winthrop

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Cascades National Park, Stehekin, Lake Chelan, Cedar Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Methow Valley ©
Methow Valley
Shafer Historical Museum ©
Shafer Historical Museum
Washington Pass ©
Washington Pass

5
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Leavenworth side-trips: Denny Creek Trail (in North Bend), Apple Capital Loop Trail (in Wenatchee) and Gard Vintners (in Ellensburg). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, explore the activities along Kachess Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Ohme Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Leavenworth driving holiday planning site .

Getting from Winthrop to Leavenworth by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Leavenworth can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Spokane.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cashmere, Wenatchee, Denny Creek Trail, Gard Vintners, Slidewaters
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
River Rafting & Tubing
Roslyn Cemetery ©
Roslyn Cemetery

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Change things up with a short trip to Crawford State Park in Metaline Falls (about 2 hours away). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Centennial Trail, admire the sheer force of Spokane Falls, and trek along Iller Creek Conservation Area.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Spokane road trip tool .

Drive from Leavenworth to Spokane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Spokane sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Crawford State Park
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park

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