10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Coupeville, Whidbey Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 1 night
Bus
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Ferry to Pier 50 Seattle Dock, Fly to Duluth

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Seattle

Emerald City

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 1st (Thu): take a stroll through Pioneer Square and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip tool.

Duluth to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Duluth to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Duluth in April: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 61°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Coupeville.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Coupeville, Whidbey Island

Coupeville is a town on Whidbey Island, in Island County, Washington, United States.It is the county seat of Island County. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Admiralty Head Lighthouse, then explore the galleries of Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predators of the Heart. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Coupeville online holiday planner.

You can travel from Friday Harbor to Coupeville in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Coupeville are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Coupeville

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Port Townsend

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, contemplate the long history of The Starrett House Inn, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Townsend travel planner.

Getting from Coupeville to Port Townsend by car takes about an hour. In April in Port Townsend, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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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 Hurricane Ridge will get you outdoors. Step out of Olympic National Park to go to Quinault and see Merriman Falls, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: hike along Second Beach Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike, and take a memorable drive along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by bus from Port Townsend to Olympic National Park takes 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.