60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Spokane
— 4 nights
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Leavenworth
— 5 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 7 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bellingham
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 5 nights
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Vancouver
— 4 nights
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Walla Walla
— 4 nights
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Spokane

— 4 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Step out of Spokane to go to Colbert and see Townshend Cellar, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, engage your brain at Mobius Science Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaiser Conservatory, and walk around John A. Finch Arboretum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip planner.

Denver to Spokane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Spokane are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wineries

Side Trip

Leavenworth

— 5 nights
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Leavenworth side-trips: Wenatchee (Apple Capital Loop Trail & Rocky Reach Dam Park), Slidewaters (in Chelan) and Rainbow Falls (in Stehekin). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, let little ones run wild at Enchantment Park, contemplate the long history of Chelan County Museum and Pioneer Village, and learn about winemaking at Stemilt Creek Winery Tasting Room.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Leavenworth route maker tool.

Getting from Spokane to Leavenworth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 6 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Spend the 12th (Mon) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. On the 13th (Tue), hike the day away at Camp Muir Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Skyline Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burroughs Mountain Trail, and admire the sheer force of Spray Falls.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leavenworth to Mount Rainier National Park. When traveling from Leavenworth in July, plan for slightly colder days in Mount Rainier National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Seattle

— 7 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.
Dedicate the 20th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Seattle using our trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lopez Island (Spencer Spit State Park & Shark Reef Sanctuary), Eastsound (Sucia Island State Park & Orcas Island Pottery) and Moran State Park (in Olga). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a taste of life in the country at Horseshu Guest Ranch, relax and rejuvenate at Lavendera Massage, and experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor day trip tool.

Getting from Seattle to Friday Harbor by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get little chillier in Friday Harbor: highs are around 74°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

— 4 nights
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Lavender Wind Farm (in Coupeville) and Schuh Farms (in Mount Vernon). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Predators of the Heart, kick back and relax at Rosario Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Erie Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Anacortes trip builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Friday Harbor to Anacortes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Anacortes can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Bellingham

— 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bellingham: Artist Point (in Deming), Gordon Skagit Farms (in Mount Vernon) and Sauk Mountain Trail (in Concrete). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the exciting artwork at Chuckanut Bay Gallery & Sculpture Garden, trek along Heliotrope Ridge Trail, and grab your bike and head to Interurban Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bellingham trip planner.

Drive from Anacortes to Bellingham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 3 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Sequim (The Lavender Connection, B&B Family Farm, &more) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). It doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express and stop by Chimacum Corner Farmstand.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Port Townsend trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bellingham to Port Townsend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Bellingham, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Townsend, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 7 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, stroll through Ruby Beach, trek along Hoh River Trail, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park travel planning site.

Explore your travel options from Port Townsend to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In August in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Olympia

— 5 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympia: Furford Cranberry Museum (in Grayland), Penrose Point State Park (in Lakebay) and Westport Viewing Tower (in Westport). And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, learn about winemaking at Mill Lane Winery, hike along Staircase Rapids Nature Trail, and walk around LBA Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Olympia trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Olympia. When traveling from Olympic National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Olympia: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vancouver

— 4 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vancouver: 7 Wonders Creation Museum (in Silverlake), Beacon Rock (in North Bonneville) and Hamilton Mountain Loop Trail (in Stevenson). There's lots more to do: get impressive views of Mount St. Helens, enjoy some diversion at Leverich Park, take in the pleasant sights at Wintler Community Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Vancouver trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Vancouver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Olympia in August since evenings lows in Vancouver dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Walla Walla

— 4 nights
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Cooper (in Benton City), Airfield Estates Winery (in Prosser) and Snake Dancer Excursions (in Clarkston). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Hanford Nuclear Reservation, contemplate the waterfront views at The Columbia River, take in nature's colorful creations at Pioneer Park, and learn about winemaking at Rulo Winery.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Walla Walla trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Walla Walla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vancouver in August, expect nights in Walla Walla to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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.