8 days in Washington State Itinerary

8 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Long Beach
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Long Beach
— 1 day
Drive
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Forks
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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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
— 2 nights
Ferry to Seattle Clipper Terminal, Fly to San Juan

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Long Beach

— 1 day
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On the 24th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, then visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Long Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Long Beach day trip planning app.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Long Beach is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from San Juan in June; daily highs in Long Beach reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Forks.

Things to do in Long Beach

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Forks

— 1 night
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 25th (Mon), see the interesting displays at John's Beachcombing Museum, stroll through La Push Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Third Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Forks sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Long Beach to Forks takes 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Forks

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Port Angeles

— 1 night
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, stroll through Second Beach Trail, and then explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Port Angeles trip tool.

Traveling by car from Forks to Port Angeles takes 1.5 hours. June in Port Angeles sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Port Angeles to Seattle by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Angeles in June, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 nights
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.
On the 28th (Thu), examine the collection at The Whale Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor trip maker site.

Getting from Seattle to Friday Harbor by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Friday Harbor at 24°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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.