7 days in North Cascades Itinerary

7 days in North Cascades Itinerary

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7 days in North Cascades Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+3
train + bus + Fly + shuttle:  10​h 30​min
1
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Concrete
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Stehekin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Blaine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Anacortes trip itinerary maker .

Washington DC to Anacortes is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Anacortes reach 71°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Concrete.

Things to do in Anacortes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Causland Memorial Park ©
Causland Memorial Park

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Concrete

Concrete ©
Concrete is a town in north-central Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): hike along Sauk Mountain Trail, then take an in-depth tour of North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Rasar State Park.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Concrete journey app .

Getting from Anacortes to Concrete by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Concrete, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stehekin.

Things to do in Concrete

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Rasar State Park ©
Rasar State Park

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Stehekin

Stehekin ©
Stehekin is a small unincorporated community in Chelan County, Washington. On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Stehekin River and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Stehekin trip itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Concrete to Stehekin with the Route module. Traveling from Concrete in September, you will find days in Stehekin are somewhat warmer (77°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Blaine.

Things to do in Stehekin

Nature Parks
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Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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Blaine

Blaine ©
Blaine is a city in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. On the 21st (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Peace Arch State Park, identify plant and animal life at Blaine Marine Park, and then tee off at Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Blaine journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Stehekin to Blaine with the Route module. While traveling from Stehekin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Blaine, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 50°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Blaine

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Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club ©
Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club
Blaine Marine Park ©
Blaine Marine Park
Peace Arch State Park ©
Peace Arch State Park