7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

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7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  8​h
1
Tacoma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Port Angeles
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Forks
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Detroit

1
night
Tacoma

Tacoma
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tacoma tour itinerary planner .

Detroit to Tacoma is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Detroit to Tacoma, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Tacoma is slightly colder than Detroit - with highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for Port Angeles.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
day
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Marymere Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and then hike along Sol Duc Falls.

To find out how to plan a trip to Port Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tacoma to Port Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Tacoma in July, you will find days in Port Angeles are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Forks.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls
Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake

4
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Murhut Falls. Relax by the water at La Push Beach and Second Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Flattery Trail and Ozette Loop Hike. Venture out of the city with trips to Olympic Hot Springs (in Olympic National Park), Port Angeles (Madison Creek Falls & Salt Creek Recreation Area) and Dungeness River Audubon Center (in Sequim). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Tree Root Cave, contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Flattery, stop by Native to Twilight, and examine the collection at John's Beachcombing Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Forks trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Port Angeles to Forks in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Forks are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, La Push, Cape Flattery, Dungeness River Audubon Center
Highlights from your plan
Ozette Loop Hike ©
Ozette Loop Hike
Dungeness River Audubon Center ©
Dungeness River Audubon Center
Salt Creek Recreation Area ©
Salt Creek Recreation Area

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle route planner .

Drive from Forks to Seattle in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Forks in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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