31 days in Washington State Itinerary

31 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State visit planner

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Spokane
— 2 nights
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Walla Walla
— 4 nights
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Leavenworth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Fly
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Train to Intl Distr Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay C, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to S Myrtle St & Beacon Ave S
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Seattle
— 6 nights
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Spokane

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Change things up with a short trip to Perkins House in Colfax (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, walk around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls.

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San Diego to Spokane is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in May, plan for little chillier nights in Spokane, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

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Walla Walla

Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Walla Walla: Snake Dancer Excursions (in Clarkston) and Hanford Nuclear Reservation (in Richland). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Kontos Cellars, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pioneer Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Walla Walla travel planner.

Getting from Spokane to Walla Walla by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Walla Walla sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Leavenworth side-trips: Chelan (Chelan Electric Bikes & Tunnel Hill Winery), Tildio Winery (in Manson) and Apple Capital Loop Trail (in Wenatchee). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, let the kids burn off some steam at Enchantment Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial, and learn about winemaking at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Leavenworth trip tool.

Drive from Walla Walla to Leavenworth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Walla Walla in May, expect little chillier with lows of 44°F in Leavenworth. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Port Townsend

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): walk around Dungeness Landing County Park, relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, then head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Whitney Gardens and Nursery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Fort Ebey State Park, then see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, and then stroll through Fort Worden State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Port Townsend attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Leavenworth to Port Townsend takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Leavenworth in May, plan for little chillier days in Port Townsend, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: The Hardware Distillery Co. (in Hoodsport) and Merriman Falls (in Quinault). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus, and trek along Murhut Falls.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park day trip planning app.

Getting from Port Townsend to Olympic National Park by bus takes about 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, get outside with Reflection Lakes, take in the dramatic scenery at Myrtle Falls, and hike along Trail of the Shadows.

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You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rosario Beach (in Anacortes), Moran State Park (in Olga) and Eastsound (Orcas Island Pottery & Crow Valley Pottery). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at Lavendera Massage, get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan, and immerse yourself in nature at Stuart Island State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Friday Harbor holiday maker tool.

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Friday Harbor by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Dedicate the 29th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Discovery Park, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Seattle journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 52°F in Seattle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Shopping

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.