9 days in Washington State Itinerary

9 days in Washington State Itinerary

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9 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Gulfport
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Travel:  4​h 15​min
3
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + tram + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Gulfport

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver online trip builder .

Gulfport to Vancouver is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gulfport to Vancouver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Gulfport in August: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 84°F and lows are around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Glenn Jackson Bridge
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Hidden House ©
Hidden House
Glenn Jackson Bridge ©
Glenn Jackson Bridge

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 Rialto Beach and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, and explore and take pictures at Hurricane Ridge.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip planning website .

You can fly from Vancouver to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vancouver in August, with highs in Olympic National Park at 72°F and lows at 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

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

1
night
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island

Oak Harbor ©
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park, stroll around Windjammer Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oak Harbor online trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Oak Harbor with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Oak Harbor can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Fort Casey State Park
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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Fort Casey State Park ©
Fort Casey State Park
Windjammer Park ©
Windjammer Park

1
night
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. On the 14th (Wed), snap pictures at La Conner Rainbow Bridge, then stroll around Washington Park, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Anacortes trip itinerary app .

Getting from Oak Harbor to Anacortes by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Oak Harbor in August, you will find days in Anacortes are somewhat warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

La Conner Rainbow Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Washington Park ©
Washington Park

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nights
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.
On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at The Whale Museum, identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Friday Harbor itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Anacortes to Friday Harbor takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Pelindaba Lavender Farm ©
Pelindaba Lavender Farm
WaterWorks Gallery ©
WaterWorks Gallery

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