9 days in Washington State Itinerary

9 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Ferry to Fifth at Ocean, Bus to Government at Belleville, Ferry to Port Angeles
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Port Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Tampa

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Seattle

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.
LeMay - America's Car Museum and Museum of History & Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Volunteer Park Conservatory and Seattle Public Library. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, stroll around Kerry Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip planning app.

Tampa to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and train. Traveling from Tampa to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Tampa in February: highs in Seattle hover around 50°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

1
night
Port Angeles

Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 5th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, then do a tasting at Harbinger Winery, and then admire the sheer force of Marymere Falls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Angeles route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Friday Harbor to Port Angeles in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip

3
nights
Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the activities along Crescent Lake and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Angeles to Olympic National Park. In March, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Washington State travel guide

4.2
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.