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:  8​h 15​min
1
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + ferry:  6​h
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Charlotte

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 31st (Fri), contemplate the long history of Henry J. Kaiser Shipyard Memorial.

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Charlotte to Vancouver is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in May, things will get slightly colder in Vancouver: highs are around 70°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House

3
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.
Visiting Ruby Beach and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, stroll through Rialto Beach, and explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Vancouver in June, you will find days in Olympic National Park are a bit cooler (66°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Island Studios, then take in the history at American Camp, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Friday Harbor holiday maker website .

You can ride a ferry from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor in 6 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Island Studios ©
Island Studios
American Camp ©
American Camp

3
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 6th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then wander the streets of Pioneer Square, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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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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