9 days in Washington State Itinerary

9 days in Washington State Itinerary

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9 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: San Diego
+4
Fly + tram + foot + ferry + bus:  22​h 30​min
1
Sequim
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Forks
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: San Diego

1
night
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, then hike along Second Beach Trail, then head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, and finally explore and take pictures at B&B Family Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the waterfront activity at John Wayne Marina, look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness Recreation Area, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sequim road trip planner .

Tijuana, Mexico to Sequim is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tijuana in July, with highs in Sequim at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Forks.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive ©
Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge ©

2
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach and then kick back and relax at Second Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Forks trip maker tool .

Getting from Sequim to Forks by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Second Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Island Studios, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then examine the collection at The Whale Museum.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Friday Harbor day trip planning site .

You can drive from Forks to Friday Harbor in 5.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Island Studios ©
Island Studios

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To plan Seattle vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Seattle by flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Seattle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

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