9 days in Washington State Itinerary

9 days in Washington State Itinerary

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9 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Colville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Walla Walla
— 1 day
+3
Fly + Tram + Foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Tucson

1
night
Colville

Colville ©
Colville is a city in Stevens County, Washington, United States. For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colville trip maker site .

Tucson to Colville is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tucson in May, expect nights in Colville to be much colder, around 40°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Colville

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Colville National Forest ©
Colville National Forest

1
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Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Pioneer Park, do a tasting at Bella Fortuna Events and Tours, then do a tasting at Rulo Winery, then learn about winemaking at Saviah Cellars, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Church.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Walla Walla trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Colville to Walla Walla takes 4.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Colville in June: high temperatures in Walla Walla hover around 83°F and lows are around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rulo Winery ©
Rulo Winery
Saviah Cellars ©
Saviah Cellars
St. Patrick Church ©
St. Patrick Church

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nights
Olympic National Park

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 3rd (Mon): trek along Sol Duc Falls and then admire all the interesting features of Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Walla Walla to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Walla Walla in June: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive ©
Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive
Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

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night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, then cruise along Long Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Long Beach online route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Long Beach. In June, daily temperatures in Long Beach can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Long Beach

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Long Beach, North Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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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 6th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Friday Harbor online visit planner .

Drive from Long Beach to Friday Harbor in 6.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
On the 7th (Fri), shop like a local with Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then stroll through Kerry Park, and finally wander the streets of Pioneer Square. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Seattle by flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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