60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State travel planner

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Spokane
— 5 nights
Drive
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Leavenworth
— 6 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 6 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 8 nights
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bellingham
— 6 nights
Drive
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 5 nights
Fly
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 6 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Beacon Ave S & 27th Ave S
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Seattle
— 9 nights
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Spokane

— 5 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Step out of Spokane with an excursion to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center in Moses Lake--about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Campbell House, stroll around Riverfront Park, relax and rejuvenate at Davenport Spa & Salon, and deepen your understanding at Gonzaga University.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Spokane trip itinerary website.

Chicago to Spokane is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Spokane. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Leavenworth

— 6 nights
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Leavenworth: Wenatchee (Apple Capital Loop Trail, Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort, &more), Chelan Electric Bikes (in Chelan) and Methow Valley (in Winthrop). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Alpine Spa at Icicle Village Resort, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial, stroll the grounds of Roslyn Cemetery, and do a tasting at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Leavenworth trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Spokane to Leavenworth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Leavenworth, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Olympia

— 6 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Explore Olympia's surroundings by going to Westport (Grays Harbor Lighthouse & Westport Viewing Tower), Cushman Trail (in Gig Harbor) and Furford Cranberry Museum (in Grayland). There's lots more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Oly Float, look for all kinds of wild species at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, and examine the collection at 7 Wonders Creation Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Olympia trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Leavenworth to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Olympia, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 8 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Go for a jaunt from Olympic National Park to Quinault to see Merriman Falls about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, explore the activities along Lena Lakes, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ellinor, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Lower Big Quilcene Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Olympic National Park road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Olympia to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Port Angeles

— 3 nights
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. When in Port Angeles, make a side trip to see New Dungeness Lighthouse in Sequim, approximately Sequim away. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Renaissance Massage, identify plant and animal life at Dungeness River Audubon Center, stroll around Carrie Blake Park, and stop by Swain's General Store.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Angeles travel route builder.

Port Angeles is just a short distance from Olympic National Park. In March, daytime highs in Port Angeles are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Port Townsend

— 5 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Explore Port Townsend's surroundings by going to Front Street Gallery (in Poulsbo), U.S. Naval Undersea Museum (in Keyport) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Puget Sound Express, ride a horse along Larry Scott Memorial Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park, and take an in-depth tour of Jefferson Museum of Art & History.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Townsend trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Port Angeles to Port Townsend takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bellingham.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellingham

— 6 nights

City of Subdued Excitement

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 Blaine (Semiahmoo Park, Point Whitehorn Marine Park, &more), Lynden (Berthusen Park & City Park (Million Smiles Playground Park)) and Squires Lake Park (in Alger). There's lots more to do: trek along Whatcom Falls Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Bay Trail, admire the natural beauty at Big Rock Garden, and relax and rejuvenate at Blessing's Salon Spa.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bellingham trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Port Townsend to Bellingham by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train. In April in Bellingham, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

— 5 nights
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Explore Anacortes' surroundings by going to Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve (in Coupeville), Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum (in Oak Harbor) and Little Mountain Park (in Mount Vernon). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Deception Pass State Park, take in the waterfront at Seafarers Memorial Park, examine the collection at Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, and stroll through Guemes Channel Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Anacortes road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bellingham to Anacortes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Anacortes are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 6 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Friday Harbor: Eastsound (Jones Island State Park & Sucia Island State Park) and Summit Learning Center (in Olga). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, and stroll around Reuben Tarte Memorial Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor tour itinerary app.

Getting from Anacortes to Friday Harbor by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Seattle

— 9 nights

Emerald City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Kirkland (Waverly Beach Park & ILovekickboxing) and Discover Nature (in Mount Rainier National Park). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Seattle are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.