9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Moscow
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Coulee City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Leavenworth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Forks
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Port Townsend
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Moscow

Moscow ©
Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census. On the 18th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow trip maker site .

Detroit to Moscow is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Moscow when traveling from Detroit in May, with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coulee City.

Things to do in Moscow

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Bill Chipman Palouse Trail
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Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center ©

1
night
Coulee City

Coulee City ©
Coulee City is a town in Grant County, Washington. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Coulee Corridor, immerse yourself in nature at Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Coulee City trip tool .

Traveling by car from Moscow to Coulee City takes 3.5 hours. In May, Coulee City is a bit warmer than Moscow - with highs of 75°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Coulee City

Scenic Drive Nature Outdoors
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Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park ©
Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park

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night
Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): trek along Icicle Ridge Trail, trek along Enchantment Park, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Leavenworth vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Coulee City to Leavenworth in 2 hours. Traveling from Coulee City in May, expect Leavenworth to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Outdoors Trails Parks
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River Rafting & Tubing
Enchantment Park ©
Enchantment Park

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stroll around Washington Park Arboretum.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Leavenworth to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Leavenworth in May, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Forks.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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night
Forks

Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at John's Beachcombing Museum, identify plant and animal life at Tree Root Cave, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Forks vacation planner .

You can drive from Seattle to Forks in 4 hours. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect Forks to be slightly colder, temps between 62°F and 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Forks

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
John's Beachcombing Museum ©
John's Beachcombing Museum

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Port Townsend

Port Townsend ©
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. On the 24th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Northwest Maritime Center, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Townsend State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Worden State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Townsend trip planner .

Getting from Forks to Port Townsend by car takes about 2.5 hours. May in Port Townsend sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Port Townsend

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Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park
Northwest Maritime Center ©
Northwest Maritime Center

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nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, wander the streets of Officers' Row, and then explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vancouver trip planning site .

Getting from Port Townsend to Vancouver by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Port Townsend in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vancouver, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Oneonta Gorge
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Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Esther Short Park ©
Esther Short Park

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