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
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Forks
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at La Push Beach, stroll through Rialto Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tree Root Cave.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Forks day trip planning site .

Washington DC to Forks is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Forks. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Forks to be colder, temps between 66°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, La Push Beach
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Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

2
nights
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 10th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park. On your second day here, get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, shop like a local with Island Studios, then see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at San Juan Islands Sculpture Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor itinerary planner.

You can drive from Forks to Friday Harbor in 5.5 hours. In June in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 12th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, examine the collection at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planner .

Fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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