7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State tour itinerary builder

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 1 night
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip builder.

New Orleans to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect much colder with lows of 60°F in Seattle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 1 night
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.
On the 30th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get slightly colder in Friday Harbor: highs are around 74°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Olga, Orcas Island

— 1 night
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 31st (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Outer Island Expeditions.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Olga trip itinerary planning site.

You can travel from Friday Harbor to Olga in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Olga are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Olga

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Port Angeles

— 1 night
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and then admire the sheer force of Marymere Falls.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Angeles online tour planner.

You can drive from Olga to Port Angeles in 5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Port Angeles are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Skyline Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Angeles to Mount Rainier National Park. When traveling from Port Angeles in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Mount Rainier National Park, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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.