9 days in Washington State Itinerary

9 days in Washington State Itinerary

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9 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Ocean Shores
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
2
Leavenworth
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Winthrop
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
North Cascades National Park
— 1 night
Travel:  5​h
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Charlotte

1
day
Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores ©
Ocean Shores is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Fusions Gallery, examine the collection at Museum of the North Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Sandphifer Gallery, then stop by Ocean Shores Kites, and finally stop by Sharky's.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Ocean Shores road trip site .

Charlotte to Ocean Shores is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Charlotte in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Ocean Shores, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Ocean Shores

#Shopping, #Museums

Side Trips

Sandphifer Gallery, Museum of the North Beach
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Sandphifer Gallery ©
Sandphifer Gallery
Museum of the North Beach ©
Museum of the North Beach
Fusions Gallery ©
Fusions Gallery

1
day
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stop by Schocolat, trek along Icicle Ridge Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, then browse the different shops at Cured By Visconti, and finally look for gifts at The Oil & Vinegar Cellar.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Leavenworth travel route planning site .

You can drive from Ocean Shores to Leavenworth in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ocean Shores in March, Leavenworth is a bit cooler at night with lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Winthrop.

Things to do in Leavenworth

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery ©
The Oil & Vinegar Cellar ©
The Oil & Vinegar Cellar
Schocolat ©
Schocolat

2
nights
Winthrop

Winthrop ©
Winthrop is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Shotgun Nellie’s, glide through natural beauty at Methow Valley, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Winthrop Twin Lakes Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Confluence Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Pearrygin Lake State Park, and then stroll through Falls Creek Falls Trail Head.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Winthrop travel route tool .

You can drive from Leavenworth to Winthrop in 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Winthrop are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Winthrop

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Confluence Gallery
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Methow Valley ©
Methow Valley
Confluence Gallery ©
Confluence Gallery
Pearrygin Lake State Park ©
Pearrygin Lake State Park

1
night
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
On the 7th (Thu), admire the engineering at Diablo Dam, stroll through Cascade Pass, and then take some stellar pictures from Diablo Lake Overlook.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read North Cascades National Park online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Winthrop to North Cascades National Park. In March, daytime highs in North Cascades National Park are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Cascade Pass ©
Cascade Pass
Diablo Lake Overlook ©
Diablo Lake Overlook

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, then look for gifts at Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor, then stop by Serendipity the used book place, and finally admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

Make your Friday Harbor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Cascades National Park to Friday Harbor. In March, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Serendipity the used book place ©
Serendipity the used book place
Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor ©
Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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