7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State sightseeing planner

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Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 1 night
Drive
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Unknown
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Ferry
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Seattle, Fly to Newark

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Seattle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then stroll around Kerry Park. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seattle is minus 3 hours. April in Seattle sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Port Townsend

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express, then see the interesting displays at The Rothschild House, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Worden State Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Port Townsend fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Seattle to Port Townsend in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Port Townsend sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Olga.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

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Olga, Orcas Island

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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Moran State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with Outer Island Expeditions.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Olga online itinerary planner.

Drive from Port Townsend to Olga in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olga

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

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 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at The Whale Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor trip planning tool.

Travel from Olga to Friday Harbor in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours and then contemplate the waterfront views at Deception Pass State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Anacortes journey builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Friday Harbor to Anacortes in 2 hours. April in Anacortes sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anacortes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · 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.