7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
— 2 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly to Anacortes, Drive to Port Angeles
Port Angeles
— 3 nights
Bus to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Seattle, Fly to Newark



— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the next day, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

Plan my day in Seattle using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In July, Seattle is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Friday Harbor hover around 74°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Port Angeles

— 3 nights
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 26th (Thu), hike along Second Beach Trail and then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Crescent Lake and then delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Angeles trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Friday Harbor to Port Angeles in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In July in Port Angeles, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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.