60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
2
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 4 nights
3
Seattle
— 8 nights
4
Spokane
— 6 nights
5
Leavenworth
— 6 nights
6
Goldendale
— 3 nights
7
Mount Rainier National Park
— 6 nights
8
Castle Rock
— 4 nights
9
Long Beach
— 2 nights
10
Olympic National Park
— 9 nights
11
Port Angeles
— 7 nights

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Whale Museum and WaterWorks Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lime Kiln Point State Park and Moran State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Friday Harbor side-trips: Spencer Spit State Park (in Lopez Island) and Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, view the masterpieces at Island Studios, witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp, and don't miss a visit to English Camp.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor online trip itinerary builder.

Seattle to Friday Harbor is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of . You can also fly; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Friday Harbor at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Moran State Park, Spencer Spit State Park, Orcas Island Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Deception Pass State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Anacortes side-trips: Cama Beach State Park (in Camano Island) and Fort Casey State Park (in Coupeville). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rosario Beach, admire the natural beauty at Roozengaarde Display Garden, and stop by SeaBear Wild Salmon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Anacortes online road trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Friday Harbor to Anacortes takes 2 hours. July in Anacortes sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coupeville, Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, Roozengaarde Display Garden, Cama Beach State Park, Deception Pass State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Casey State Park ©
Fort Casey State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park

8
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Snoqualmie Falls and LeMay - America's Car Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Picnic Point Park (in Edmonds), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and Tacoma (Museum of Glass, Washington State History Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle online tour planner.

Drive from Anacortes to Seattle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Anacortes in July, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Olympia, Picnic Point Park, Bloedel Reserve, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum

6
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Appreciate the collections at Pend Oreille County Museum and Mobius Science Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Spokane Falls and Riverfront Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge (in Cheney), Townshend Cellar (in Colbert) and Liberty Lake Regional Park (in Liberty Lake). And it doesn't end there: explore by horseback at Centennial Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Church, make a trip to St. John's Cathedral, and experience rural life at Green Bluff.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Spokane travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Spokane in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Spokane: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Liberty Lake, Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Pend Oreille County Museum, Townshend Cellar, Cat Tales Zoological Park
Highlights from your plan
Spokane Falls ©
Spokane Falls
Centennial Trail ©
Centennial Trail
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge ©
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

6
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Shop till you drop at Apple Annie's Antique Gallery and Cup and Kettle. Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Leavenworth Reindeer Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Umtanum Canyon Trail (in Ellensburg), Roslyn Cemetery (in Roslyn) and Rainbow Falls (in Stehekin). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Chelan, trek along Hidden Lake Trailhead, steep yourself in history at Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village, and stroll through Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Leavenworth trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Spokane to Leavenworth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Leavenworth, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Cashmere, Washington State, Umtanum Canyon Trail, Roslyn Cemetery, South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Lake Chelan ©
Lake Chelan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm

3
nights
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. Visit Maryhill Museum of Art and Stonehenge Memorial for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Columbia Hills State Park and Maryhill Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goldendale: Lyle (Schreiner Farms & Cor Cellars). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Presby Museum, see the sky in a new way at Goldendale Observatory State Park, identify plant and animal life at Mount Adams Wilderness, and do a tasting at Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery.

For ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Goldendale road trip site.

Getting from Leavenworth to Goldendale by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Leavenworth in July, Goldendale is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Goldendale

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lyle, Wishram, Columbia Hills State Park, Mount Adams Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Museum of Art ©
Maryhill Museum of Art
Columbia Hills State Park ©
Columbia Hills State Park
Presby Museum ©
Presby Museum

6
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Rainier and Grove of the Patriarchs. Step out of the city life by going to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Camp Muir Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, get outside with Reflection Lakes, trek along Trail of the Shadows, and get engrossed in the history at Longmire Museum.

Planning Mount Rainier National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Goldendale to Mount Rainier National Park. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Goldendale in July, with highs in Mount Rainier National Park at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Castle Rock.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

4
nights
Castle Rock

Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. Johnston Ridge Observatory and Lewis County Historical Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Northwest Carriage Museum and Grays River Covered Bridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Castle Rock: Claquato Church (in Chehalis), The Shady Lady (in Centralia) and Ape Cave (in Longview). There's lots more to do: get impressive views of Mount St. Helens, head outdoors with Sasquatch Adventures, get all the information you need at Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, and explore the activities along Coldwater Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Castle Rock trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Castle Rock. In August, daily temperatures in Castle Rock can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Castle Rock

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chehalis, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Coldwater Lake, Grays River Covered Bridge, The Shady Lady
Highlights from your plan
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Ape Cave ©
Ape Cave

2
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Disappointment State Park, take a memorable drive along Long Beach, and then stroll through Long Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, thenenjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, thensee the interesting displays at Marsh's Free Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oysterville Church.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Long Beach online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Castle Rock to Long Beach in 2 hours. Traveling from Castle Rock in August, you will find days in Long Beach are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Oysterville Church, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park
Marsh's Free Museum ©
Marsh's Free 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Relax by the water at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree & Rain Forest Nature Trail). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Murhut Falls, trek along Ozette Loop Hike, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Long Beach to Olympic National Park. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Quinault, Olympic Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

7
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Shop till you drop at Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery and EarthenWorks Gallery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Marymere Falls and Second Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Angeles: Neah Bay (Makah Cultural and Research Center & Cape Flattery Trail), Port Townsend (Trinity United Methodist Church & Fort Worden State Park) and New Dungeness Lighthouse (in Sequim). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, kick back and relax at First Beach, examine the collection at John's Beachcombing Museum, and stroll through La Push Beach.

Planning Port Angeles trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Port Angeles. In August, daily temperatures in Port Angeles can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sequim, La Push, Port Townsend, Neah Bay, Joyce Depot Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cape Flattery Trail
Cape Flattery Trail
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park

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