60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 6 nights
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 5 nights
3
Bellingham
— 5 nights
4
Leavenworth
— 4 nights
5
Spokane
— 5 nights
6
Walla Walla
— 5 nights
7
Goldendale
— 4 nights
8
Mount Rainier National Park
— 5 nights
9
Castle Rock
— 4 nights
10
Olympia
— 4 nights
11
Olympic National Park
— 9 nights

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.
LeMay - America's Car Museum and Museum of History & Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Sky View Observatory and Kerry Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Tacoma (Point Defiance Park, 5 Mile Drive & Trails, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stop by Theo Chocolate.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour itinerary planner.

Nosy Be, Madagascar to Seattle is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 11 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Nosy Be in December, with highs in Seattle at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tacoma
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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.
The Whale Museum and Island Studios are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Moran State Park and Orcas Island Pottery. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at San Juan Historical Society and Museum, get a taste of life in the country at Horseshu Guest Ranch, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stop by Serendipity the used book place.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Moran State Park, Orcas Island Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
San Juan Historical Society and Museum ©
San Juan Historical Society and Museum

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fairhaven Historic District and Deception Pass State Park. Explore Bellingham's surroundings by going to Roozengaarde Display Garden (in Mount Vernon), Heliotrope Ridge Trail (in Glacier) and Washington Park (in Anacortes). The adventure continues: hike along Whatcom Falls Park, cruise along Mount Baker Scenic Byway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt Baker, and pick up some local products at Woolley Market.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bellingham tour itinerary website.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Friday Harbor to Bellingham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Bellingham, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Washington State, The Wood Merchant, Roozengaarde Display Garden, Heliotrope Ridge Trail, Woolley Market
Highlights from your plan
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park
Washington Park ©
Washington Park

4
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Leavenworth Reindeer Farm and Front Street Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room and Martin Scott Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Leavenworth: Lake Chelan (in Chelan) and D-Olivo (in Wenatchee). There's lots more to do: stroll around Waterfront Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blue Spirits Distilling, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Leavenworth attractions planner.

You can drive from Bellingham to Leavenworth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bellingham in December: high temperatures in Leavenworth hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Spokane.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Cashmere, Martin Scott Winery, Lake Chelan, D-Olivo
Highlights from your plan
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park
Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village ©
Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village
Martin Scott Winery ©
Martin Scott Winery

5
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Centennial Trail and Campbell House. Do some cultural sightseeing at Downtown Spokane and Mobius Children's Museum. There's lots more to do: walk around Riverfront Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls, and learn about winemaking at Barrister Winery.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip itinerary website.

Drive from Leavenworth to Spokane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Spokane, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Campbell House ©
Campbell House
Downtown Spokane ©
Downtown Spokane

5
nights
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Get some cultural insight at Fort Walla Walla Museum and Rulo Winery. Explore hidden gems such as Northstar Winery and Saviah Cellars. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Walla Walla: Dayton (Dumas Station Wines & Dayton Historical Depot Museum). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Kirkman House Museum and do a tasting at Tranche Cellars.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Walla Walla trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Spokane to Walla Walla in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Spokane in December, you will find days in Walla Walla are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries Museums Golf

Side Trip

Dayton
Highlights from your plan
Rulo Winery ©
Rulo Winery
Fort Walla Walla Museum ©
Fort Walla Walla Museum
Kirkman House Museum ©
Kirkman House Museum

4
nights
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. Get some cultural insight at Maryhill Museum of Art and Two Mountain Winery. Step off the beaten path and head to Stonehenge Memorial and Treveri. Explore Goldendale's surroundings by going to Cultura Winery (in Zillah) and Central Washington Agricultural Museum (in Union Gap). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Presby Museum, do a tasting at Maryhill Winery, and see the sky in a new way at Goldendale Observatory State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Goldendale trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Walla Walla to Goldendale takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Goldendale are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Goldendale

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wishram, Zillah, Treveri, Central Washington Agricultural Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cultura Winery ©
Cultura Winery
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Presby Museum ©
Presby Museum

5
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Rainier and Grove of the Patriarchs. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Muir Trail, and trek along Burroughs Mountain Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Goldendale to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Goldendale in January, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Castle Rock.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

4
nights
Castle Rock

Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ape Cave and 7 Wonders Creation Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Johnston Ridge Observatory and Mount St Helens Creation Center. Change things up with a short trip to Eco Park Resort in Toutle (about 56 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Mount St. Helens, experience rural life at Castle Rock Lavender, get answers to all your questions at Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, and head outdoors with Sasquatch Adventures.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Castle Rock road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Castle Rock. In January, daily temperatures in Castle Rock can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Castle Rock

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Toutle, Silverlake, Ape Cave, Mount St. Helens
Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory
Mount St Helens Creation Center ©
Mount St Helens Creation Center

4
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hands On Children's Museum and Washington State Capitol. Get some cultural insight at Lewis County Historical Museum and Childhood's End Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympia: Mill Lane Winery (in Tenino), Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (in Eatonville) and Pioneer Park (in Puyallup). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, stroll around Percival Landing, take an in-depth tour of The Lacey Museum, and hunt for treasures at Farmers Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Olympia trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Castle Rock to Olympia in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Chehalis, Mill Lane Winery, The Lacey Museum, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Pioneer Park
Highlights from your plan
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Lewis County Historical Museum ©
Lewis County Historical Museum

9
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Crescent Lake and Second Beach Trail. Explore Olympic National Park's surroundings by going to Forks (Tree Root Cave & John's Beachcombing Museum), Port Angeles (Swain's General Store & Marymere Falls) and Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree, Rain Forest Nature Trail, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, trek along Hurricane Ridge, and take a memorable drive along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Olympia to Olympic National Park takes 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Quinault, Forks, Port Angeles, Olympic Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
John's Beachcombing Museum ©
John's Beachcombing Museum
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake

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