31 days in Washington State Itinerary

31 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday maker

Make it your trip
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Spokane
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 6 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
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Coupeville, Whidbey Island
— 2 nights
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Port Townsend
— 5 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
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Ilwaco
— 2 nights
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Spokane

— 3 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore Campbell House and Spokane Valley Heritage Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Schweitzer Mountain Resort and Centennial Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Spokane: Pend Oreille County Museum (in Newport) and Sandpoint City Beach (in Sandpoint). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, stroll around Riverfront Park, grab your bike and head to Downtown Spokane, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Hill.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Spokane trip itinerary builder site.

Newark to Spokane is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Spokane due to the time zone difference. March in Spokane sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Spokane to Mount Rainier National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Mount Rainier National Park are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Seattle

— 6 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.
Visiting Alki Beach and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Jimi Hendrix Grave Site (in Renton), Tacoma (W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory & 5 Mile Drive & Trails) and Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial (in Bainbridge Island). Next up on the itinerary: pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, stroll the grounds of Roslyn Cemetery, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle. In March in Seattle, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp, then explore the striking landscape at Cattle Point, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Coupeville.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Coupeville, Whidbey Island

— 2 nights
Coupeville is a town on Whidbey Island, in Island County, Washington, United States.It is the county seat of Island County. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Casey State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park, then kick back and relax at Rosario Beach, and finally walk around Cap Sante Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coupeville sightseeing tool.

Travel from Friday Harbor to Coupeville in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Coupeville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 5 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Point No Point Lighthouse & Park and Finnriver Farm & Cidery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Starrett House Inn and St. Paul's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Townsend: The Point Casino & Hotel (in Kingston), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and U.S. Naval Undersea Museum (in Keyport). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express, admire the masterpieces at Kelly Art Deco Light Museum, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Worden State Park, and play a few rounds at 7 Cedars.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Townsend tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coupeville to Port Townsend in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step out of the city life by going to Ruby Beach and Second Beach Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Rain Forest Nature Trail (in Quinault), Sandphifer Gallery (in Pacific Beach) and Quinault Rain Forest Ranger Station (in Amanda Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Storm King, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

Find out how to plan Olympic National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Port Townsend to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Port Townsend in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 37°F in Olympic National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Ilwaco.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Ilwaco

— 2 nights
Ilwaco is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On your second day here, examine the collection at Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ilwaco online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Ilwaco. March in Ilwaco sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ilwaco

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Vancouver

— 3 nights
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, and finally stroll around Esther Short Park.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Vancouver day trip app.

You can drive from Ilwaco to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.