7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip maker
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Fly to Seattle, Bus to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to March's Point, Ferry to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Beacon Ave S & S Myrtle St, Train to Vancouver
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Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly
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Spokane
— 1 day
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Olympic National Park — 2 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ruby Beach. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Crescent and then identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park day trip planning app.

Springfield to Olympic National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Springfield to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Springfield in May, with highs in Olympic National Park at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.
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Parks · Nature · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): trek along with Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor trip maker site.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Vancouver.
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Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Adventure

Vancouver — 1 night

Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, then take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, and then admire the landmark architecture of Vista House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, then go for a walk through Wintler Community Park, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Esther Short Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Friday Harbor to Vancouver in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Spokane.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Spokane — 1 day

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes and then visit Downtown Spokane.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Spokane in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Spokane can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Trails · Parks · Neighborhoods · 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.
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