60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Seattle
— 9 nights
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 6 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 6 nights
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 5 nights
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Port Townsend
— 6 nights
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Neah Bay
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park
— 8 nights
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Ocean Shores
— 5 nights
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Long Beach
— 3 nights
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Toutle
— 2 nights
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Goldendale
— 2 nights
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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.
Get outdoors at Snoqualmie Falls and Alki Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chihuly Garden and Glass and LeMay - America's Car Museum. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (in Eatonville), Tacoma (Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Washington State History Museum, &more) and Washington State Fair (in Puyallup). And it doesn't end there: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Seattle. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

— 6 nights
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Rosario Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Anacortes side-trips: Camano Island (Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve & Canopy Tours Northwest). There's still lots to do: get outside with Catchmore Charters, explore the activities along Deception Pass State Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at Salon Rouge, and sample the fine beverages at Valley Shine Distillery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Anacortes itinerary builder website.

Drive from Seattle to Anacortes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lime Kiln Point State Park and Cattle Point. Get some cultural insight at The Whale Museum and Island Studios. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Friday Harbor: San Juan Island Distillery (in Roche Harbor) and Lopez Island (Spencer Spit State Park & Shark Reef Sanctuary). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, walk around San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, admire the majestic nature at Stuart Island State Park, and head outdoors with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip planner.

Getting from Anacortes to Friday Harbor by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Olga, Orcas Island

— 5 nights
Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.HistoryOlga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. You'll explore and learn at Summit Learning Center and Orcas Island Artworks. Step out of the city life by going to Outer Island Expeditions and Moran State Park. When in Olga, make a side trip to see Sucia Island State Park in Eastsound, approximately Eastsound away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Orcas Island Pottery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Judd Cove Preserve, take in the exciting artwork at Crow Valley Pottery, and take in the awesome beauty at Turtleback Mountain.

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Travel from Friday Harbor to Olga in 1.5 hours. September in Olga sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Olga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 6 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at U.S. Naval Undersea Museum and Suquamish Museum. Shop till you drop at Front Street Gallery and Port Townsend Antique Mall. Venture out of the city with trips to Marymere Falls (in Port Angeles), Barnes Creek (in Forks) and Sequim (B&B Family Farm, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, &more). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, contemplate the long history of The Starrett House Inn, admire the majestic nature at Fort Casey State Park, and stop by Chimacum Corner Farmstand.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port Townsend tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Olga to Port Townsend takes 4 hours. September in Port Townsend sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Neah Bay.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Neah Bay

— 1 night
Neah Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Makah Reservation in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): trek along Cape Flattery Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shi Shi Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Neah Bay route builder.

Getting from Port Townsend to Neah Bay by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Neah Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

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.
Visiting Hurricane Ridge and Rialto Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Olympic National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree, Rain Forest Nature Trail, &more). There's much more to do: trek along Sol Duc Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Rain Forest, contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Neah Bay to Olympic National Park in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ocean Shores.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Ocean Shores

— 5 nights
Ocean Shores is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at North Jetty and Second Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Aberdeen Museum of History and The Polson Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Ocean Shores: Grayland (Furford Cranberry Museum & Grayland Beach State Park), Cranberry Road Winery & Bog Water Brewing Company (in Westport) and Sucher & Son's Star Wars Shop (in Aberdeen). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Lake Quinault, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Shores, immerse yourself in nature at Ocean City State Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Fusions Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ocean Shores itinerary site.

Drive from Olympic National Park to Ocean Shores in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Ocean Shores

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Long Beach

— 3 nights
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Middle Village Station Camp and Oysterville Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Disappointment State Park and Northwest Carriage Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Grays River Covered Bridge (in Grays River) and Robert Bush Park (in South Bend). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, look for gifts at Adelaide's Coffee House / Tapestry Rose Yarn Shop, and don't miss a visit to Clark's Dismal Nitch.

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You can drive from Ocean Shores to Long Beach in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Long Beach can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Toutle.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Toutle

— 2 nights
Toutle is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens and then look and learn at Johnston Ridge Observatory. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at 7 Wonders Creation Museum, then head outdoors with Sasquatch Adventures, then head outdoors with Eco Park Resort, and finally take an unforgettable tour with Mt St Helens Helicopter Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Toutle itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Long Beach to Toutle in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Toutle can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Toutle

Museums · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Goldendale

— 2 nights
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Presby Museum, then contemplate the long history of Stonehenge Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Maryhill Museum of Art, and finally learn about winemaking at Maryhill Winery. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery, then do a tasting at Jacob Williams Winery, then learn about winemaking at Idiot's Grace, and finally learn about winemaking at Cor Cellars.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Goldendale road trip planner.

You can drive from Toutle to Goldendale in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Goldendale are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Goldendale

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 6 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Rainier and Skyline Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grove of the Patriarchs and Paradise Valley. On the 28th (Wed), hike the day away at Camp Muir Trail. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, hike along Burroughs Mountain Trail, and admire the sheer force of Comet Falls.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goldendale to Mount Rainier National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Goldendale in October: highs in Mount Rainier National Park hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Washington State travel guide

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Art Galleries · 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.