10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey builder

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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
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Fifth at Ocean, Bus to Government at Belleville, Ferry to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle

— 1 night

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 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lake Park.

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San Antonio to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Seattle is slightly colder than San Antonio - with highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 nights
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 9th (Wed): shop like a local with Island Studios, then take a tour of Schooners North, and then get outside with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands.

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Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get a bit cooler in Friday Harbor: highs are around 69°F and lows about 48°F. You will leave for Olympic National Park on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): trek along Ozette Loop Hike, hike along Second Beach Trail, and then cruise along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, trek along Murhut Falls, and then trek along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. June in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the activities along Nisqually River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Wonderland Trail, then stroll through Burroughs Mountain Trail, and then trek along Box Canyon Loop.

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You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Washington State travel guide

4.2
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.

San Juan Islands travel guide

4.7
Dolphin & Whale Watching · State Parks · Landmarks
Experience island living Pacific Northwest-style by visiting the San Juan Islands. Of the 176 named islands here, Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan are the three that cater to visitors. Orca whales roam the waters from April to September, and rolling farmland inland gives way to small coastal towns filled with art galleries and boutiques. The islands' small mountains offer vistas over the water to the snow-capped peaks of the Olympic mountain range. The island region offers prime sea kayaking, biking tours, birding, and saltwater fishing. The populated isles attract a lot of summer tourism but remain quiet the remainder of the year.