11 days in Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Anacortes, Taxi to Bellingham
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Bellingham
— 1 night
Drive
4
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle

— 2 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning app.

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 74°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 1 night
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 25th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at Lavendera Massage, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan.

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

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. In June, Friday Harbor is a bit cooler than Seattle - with highs of 69°F and lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks

Bellingham

— 1 night

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): relax and float downstream with Triad River Tours, then hike along Whatcom Falls Park, and then take a peaceful walk through Stimpson Family Nature Preserve.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bellingham online trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Friday Harbor to Bellingham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Bellingham are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Bellingham

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, admire the sheer force of Bunch Creek Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murhut Falls, and trek along Hoh River Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bellingham to Olympic National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Shadows, and finally trek along Skyline Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.