7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

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7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+4
Train + Bus + Fly + Tram + Shuttle:  10​h 45​min
1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 3 nights
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Bus + Train:  10​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Washington DC to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get a bit cooler in Mount Rainier National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at The Whale Museum, explore the world behind art at San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park. Keep things going the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp, head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Friday Harbor attractions site .

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Friday Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park ©
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
American Camp ©
American Camp

3
nights
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park, learn about all things military at PBY-Naval Air Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Predators of the Heart, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Causland Memorial Park.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Anacortes trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by ferry from Friday Harbor to Anacortes takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Anacortes can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Oak Harbor, Fort Casey State Park
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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
PBY-Naval Air Museum ©
PBY-Naval Air Museum
Fort Casey State Park ©
Fort Casey State Park

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