9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Evansville
Fly:  8​h
1
Seattle
— 1 day
bus:  45​min
2
Tacoma
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Port Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Neah Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Forks
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Evansville

1
day
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 13th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum and then stroll around Golden Gardens Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary app .

Evansville to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Evansville in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tacoma.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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nights
Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tacoma tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Tacoma takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Tacoma can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Penrose Point State Park, Sunnyside Beach, Des Moines Creek Trail
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Tacoma Nature Center ©
Tacoma Nature Center
Penrose Point State Park ©
Penrose Point State Park

1
night
Port Angeles

Port Angeles
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Angeles trip planner .

Drive from Tacoma to Port Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Tacoma in July, you will find days in Port Angeles are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Neah Bay.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature

1
day
Neah Bay

Neah Bay
Neah Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Makah Reservation in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Flattery and then hike along Cape Flattery Trail.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Neah Bay trip maker website .

You can drive from Port Angeles to Neah Bay in 2 hours. In July in Neah Bay, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Forks.

Things to do in Neah Bay

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Cape Flattery

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nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), stop by Native to Twilight.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Forks road trip site .

Getting from Neah Bay to Forks by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

First Beach, Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
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Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
First Beach ©
First Beach
John's Beachcombing Museum ©
John's Beachcombing Museum

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve, get outside with Boston Harbor Marina, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Farmers Market. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with The Ridge Motorsport Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ellinor.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Olympia driving holiday planner .

Drive from Forks to Olympia in 3 hours. While traveling from Forks, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Olympia, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

The Ridge Motorsport Park, Mount Ellinor
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Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve ©
Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
The Ridge Motorsport Park ©
The Ridge Motorsport Park

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): head outdoors with Champion Arms, kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park, then stroll around Juanita Bay Park, and finally stroll around Washington Park Arboretum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

You can drive from Olympia to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Olympia in July since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, Champion Arms, Juanita Bay Park
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Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park
Juanita Bay Park ©
Juanita Bay Park
Champion Arms ©
Champion Arms

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