6 days in Washington State Itinerary

6 days in Washington State Itinerary

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6 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  2​h
1
Olympia
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Port Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  45​min
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Portland

1
day
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. On the 8th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Tolmie State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Tumwater Falls Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Olympia travel route builder .

Portland to Olympia is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Olympia can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tumwater Falls Park
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Tolmie State Park ©
Tolmie State Park
Tumwater Falls Park ©
Tumwater Falls Park

2
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): trek along Second Beach Trail and then cruise along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, stroll through Mount Storm King, and then examine the collection at Joyce Depot Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Angeles tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Olympia to Port Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January in Port Angeles, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Joyce Depot Museum
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Mount Storm King
Mount Storm King
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive ©
Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Alki Beach and Mercer Slough Nature Park. For shopping fun, head to Pike Place Market or Pioneer Square. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire all the interesting features of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, and take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seattle driving holiday planning site .

Fly from Port Angeles to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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