20 days in Washington State Itinerary

20 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip maker

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Seattle
— 15 nights
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Port Townsend
— 1 day
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Port Angeles
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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Olympia
— 1 night
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Seattle

— 15 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards. Chihuly Garden and Glass and Bruce Lee Grave Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Discover Nature (in Mount Rainier National Park) and Bellingham (Fairhaven Historic District & Whatcom Falls Park). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Seattle. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 1 day
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Starrett House Inn, look for all kinds of wild species at Puget Sound Express, then relax and rejuvenate at Soak On The Sound, and finally view the masterpieces at Port Townsend Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Townsend planner.

Getting from Seattle to Port Townsend by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Port Townsend to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Spas · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Port Angeles

— 1 night
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Angeles online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Townsend to Port Angeles takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You'll set off for Olympic National Park on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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 20th (Sun): trek along Ozette Loop Hike, then stroll through Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, and then admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, then stroll through High Divide, and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online driving holiday planner.

Olympic National Park is just a short distance from Port Angeles. In June, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Olympia

— 1 night
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. On the 22nd (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at Veterans Memorial Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Lewis County Historical Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Childhood's End Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Olympia online travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Olympia with the Route module. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, you will find days in Olympia are a bit warmer (74°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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Art Galleries · 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.