5 days in Washington State Itinerary

5 days in Washington State Itinerary

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5 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h
3
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

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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 10th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park and then shop like a local with Pike Place Market. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company, and finally make a trip to Pioneer Square.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle online sightseeing planner .

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Elliott Bay Book Company ©
Elliott Bay Book Company

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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 12th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect slightly colder evenings in Friday Harbor when traveling from Seattle in September, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

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

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Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Tumwater Falls Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Tolmie State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympia holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Friday Harbor to Olympia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tumwater Falls Park
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Tolmie State Park ©
Tolmie State Park
Tumwater Falls Park ©
Tumwater Falls Park

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