8 days in Washington State Itinerary

8 days in Washington State Itinerary

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8 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Quinault
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Quinault

Quinault ©
Quinault is an unincorporated community in Washington in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Merriman Falls. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Quinault trip builder site .

Newark to Quinault is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Quinault due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in August: high temperatures in Quinault hover around 70°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Quinault

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Tue), make a trip to American Camp, then look for gifts at Serendipity the used book place, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Quinault to Friday Harbor in 6 hours. August in Friday Harbor sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Serendipity the used book place ©
Serendipity the used book place
American Camp ©
American Camp

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pioneer Square and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tahoma National Cemetery and King Street Station. Step out of Seattle to go to Renton and see Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Friday Harbor in August: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 80°F and lows are around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tahoma National Cemetery, Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home, Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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