60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

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60 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  1​h
1
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Spokane
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Leavenworth
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Goldendale
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Mount Rainier National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Castle Rock
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Olympic National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Port Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  45​min
End: Seattle

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zip San Juan and The Whale Museum. Head to Island Studios and WaterWorks Galleryfor some retail therapy. Explore Friday Harbor's surroundings by going to Moran State Park (in Olga), Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound) and Spencer Spit State Park (in Lopez Island). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park, see the interesting displays at San Juan Historical Society and Museum, and head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip planner .

Seattle to Friday Harbor is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Friday Harbor reach 69°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Orcas Island Pottery, Spencer Spit State Park, Moran State Park
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 is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cama Beach State Park and Rosario Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Casey State Park in Coupeville (about 52 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Deception Pass State Park, look for gifts at SeaBear Wild Salmon, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire the natural beauty at Roozengaarde Display Garden.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Anacortes day trip tool .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Anacortes by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coupeville, Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, Deception Pass State Park, Roozengaarde Display Garden, Cama Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
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.
Attractions like Hands On Children's Museum and Pike Place Market make great kid-friendly stops. Relax by the water at Alki Beach and Picnic Point Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and Tacoma (LeMay - America's Car Museum, Museum of Glass, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Seattle trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Anacortes to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Anacortes in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Olympia, Bloedel Reserve, Snoqualmie Falls, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

6
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. For shopping fun, head to Liberty Lake Farmers Market or Spokane Valley Mall. Take a break from the city and head to Centennial Trail and Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Spokane: Townshend Cellar (in Colbert), Pend Oreille County Museum (in Newport) and Liberty Lake Regional Park (in Liberty Lake). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Spokane Falls, walk around Riverfront Park, admire all the interesting features of Green Bluff, and identify plant and animal life at Cat Tales Zoological Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Spokane trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Seattle to Spokane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Spokane, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Chelan and Icicle Ridge Trail. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Apple Annie's Antique Gallery and Cup and Kettle. Venture out of the city with trips to Umtanum Canyon Trail (in Ellensburg), Rainbow Falls (in Stehekin) and Roslyn Cemetery (in Roslyn). There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, contemplate the long history of Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village, and walk around Waterfront Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Leavenworth trip planner.

You can drive from Spokane to Leavenworth in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Cashmere, Washington State, Rainbow Falls, Umtanum Canyon Trail, Roslyn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Lake Chelan ©
Lake Chelan

3
nights
Goldendale

Goldendale ©
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maryhill Museum of Art and Columbia Hills State Park. You'll explore and learn at Presby Museum and Goldendale Observatory State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Goldendale side-trips: Meadowrock Alpacas Farm & Annex (in Trout Lake) and Lyle (Schreiner Farms & Cor Cellars). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Stonehenge Memorial, learn about winemaking at Maryhill Winery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Adams Wilderness.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Goldendale visit planner .

You can drive from Leavenworth to Goldendale in 3 hours. Traveling from Leavenworth in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Goldendale. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Goldendale

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Visiting Grove of the Patriarchs and Skyline Trail will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Comet Falls. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum, trek along Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Burroughs Mountain Trail.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goldendale to Mount Rainier National Park. In July, Mount Rainier National Park is a bit cooler than Goldendale - with highs of 79°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can 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
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

4
nights
Castle Rock

Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. You'll explore and learn at Mount St. Helens Visitor Center and Johnston Ridge Observatory. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ape Cave and Mount St. Helens. Explore Castle Rock's surroundings by going to Coldwater Lake (in Amboy), The Shady Lady (in Centralia) and Chehalis (Claquato Church & Lewis County Historical Museum). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Northwest Carriage Museum, snap pictures at Grays River Covered Bridge, and head outdoors with Sasquatch Adventures.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Castle Rock trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Castle Rock with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°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, Sasquatch Adventures, The Shady Lady, Coldwater Lake, Johnston Ridge Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory
Ape Cave ©
Ape Cave
Northwest Carriage Museum ©
Northwest Carriage Museum

2
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On the 9th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Cape Disappointment State Park, cruise along Long Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, then examine the collection at Marsh's Free Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oysterville Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Long Beach road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Castle Rock to Long Beach takes 2 hours. Traveling from Castle Rock in August, expect nights in Long Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hoh River Trail and Murhut Falls. Relax by the water at Rialto Beach and Ruby Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympic National Park: Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree & Rain Forest Nature Trail). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Rain Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike, trek along Sol Duc Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Long Beach to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can 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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Makah Cultural and Research Center and New Dungeness Lighthouse. Kids will appreciate attractions like La Push Beach and Second Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Flattery Trail (in Neah Bay), First Beach (in La Push) and Port Townsend (Trinity United Methodist Church, Fort Worden State Park, & more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, take in the exciting artwork at Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at John's Beachcombing Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Historic Dungeness Schoolhouse.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Angeles driving holiday site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Port Angeles. In August, daytime highs in Port Angeles are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sequim, La Push, Port Townsend, Neah Bay, John's Beachcombing Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park
Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls
First Beach ©
First Beach

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