8 days in Washington State Itinerary

8 days in Washington State Itinerary

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8 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  10​h
1
Port Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 21st (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Jardin du Soleil and then experience rural life at B&B Family Farm.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Port Angeles online route planner .

New York City to Port Angeles is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Port Angeles hover around 67°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sequim, Olympic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On the 23rd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, explore and take pictures at Long Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Long Beach online trip planner .

Getting from Port Angeles to Long Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Long Beach, North Head Lighthouse
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North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Skyline Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To plan Mount Rainier National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Long Beach to Mount Rainier National Park. September in Mount Rainier National Park sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

1
night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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 25th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours and then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Friday Harbor by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Rosario Beach and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Anacortes day trip app .

Traveling by ferry from Friday Harbor to Anacortes takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Anacortes are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Rosario Beach ©
Rosario Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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