6 days in Washington State Itinerary

6 days in Washington State Itinerary

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6 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
Coupeville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Milwaukee

1
night
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 26th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get to know the fascinating history of Elliott Bay Waterfront, and then walk around Seward Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip site .

Milwaukee to Seattle is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Milwaukee to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Seattle, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Elliott Bay Waterfront ©
Elliott Bay Waterfront
Seward Park ©
Seward 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.
Get in touch with nature at Murhut Falls and Kalaloch Beach Trail 4. Explore hidden gems such as Bunch Creek Falls and Quinault Big Spruce Tree. Venture out of the city with trips to Sequim (Dungeness River Audubon Center & New Dungeness Lighthouse) and Quinault (Quinault Big Cedar & Merriman Falls).

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park visit planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 72°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coupeville.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Quinault, Sequim
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Dungeness River Audubon Center ©
Dungeness River Audubon Center
Merriman Falls ©
Merriman Falls
New Dungeness Lighthouse ©
New Dungeness Lighthouse

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Coupeville

Coupeville ©
Coupeville is a town on Whidbey Island, in Island County, Washington, United States.It is the county seat of Island County. On the 30th (Fri), examine the collection at Island county Historical society Museum and then explore and take pictures at Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coupeville online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Coupeville. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Coupeville

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
On the 31st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Living Computers: Museum + Labs, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint James Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Coupeville to Seattle takes 2 hours. In August, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Coupeville - with highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
Living Computers: Museum + Labs ©
Living Computers: Museum + Labs
Saint James Cathedral ©
Saint James Cathedral

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