7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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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
Fly
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Olympia
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 3 nights
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Bus to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Seattle, Fly to Newark

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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 12th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary builder tool.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Friday Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Olympia

— 1 night
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wolf Haven International, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tumwater Falls Park, and then explore the activities along Tolmie State Park.

Before you visit Olympia, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Port Angeles

— 3 nights
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Hoh River, then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Angeles itinerary maker site.

Getting from Olympia to Port Angeles by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Olympia in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Angeles: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 50°F at night. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.