60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State sightseeing planner

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

— 4 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Explore Mount Rainier National Park's surroundings by going to Point Robinson Park (in Vashon) and High Rock Trail (in Packwood). Spend the 1st (Tue) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, get great views at Emmons Vista Overlook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tolmie Peak Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip site.

New York City to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 8 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Explore Olympic National Park's surroundings by going to Dalby Water Wheel (in Union) and Merriman Falls (in Quinault). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Storm King, trek along High Divide, and explore the activities along Hood Canal.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Olympic National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 5 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Port Townsend side-trips: Sequim (Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, B&B Family Farm, &more), Front Street Gallery (in Poulsbo) and Whitney Gardens and Nursery (in Brinnon). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Puget Sound Express, don't miss a visit to Fort Ebey State Park, admire the sheer force of Madison Creek Falls, and sample the fine beverages at Mutiny Bay Distillery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Townsend trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Port Townsend. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Bellingham

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bellingham: Point Whitehorn Marine Park (in Blaine), City Park (Million Smiles Playground Park) (in Lynden) and North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum (in Concrete). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Glen Echo Garden, trek along Whatcom Falls Park, walk around Fairhaven Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Chuckanut Bay Gallery & Sculpture Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bellingham online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Port Townsend to Bellingham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Anacortes.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

— 5 nights
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve in Camano Island (about 1 hour away). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Predators of the Heart, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Erie Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Rosario Beach, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

Plan trip to Anacortes with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Bellingham to Anacortes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Anacortes can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Friday Harbor side-trips: Olga (Moran State Park & Summit Learning Center) and Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll around Reuben Tarte Memorial Park, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, and get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. In June in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Federal Way (Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden & Pacific Bonsai Museum). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and walk around Discovery Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seattle route maker website.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Leavenworth

— 5 nights
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leavenworth: Stehekin (Stehekin River & Rainbow Falls), Tildio Winery (in Manson) and Methow Valley (in Winthrop). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Penstock Trail (Old Pipeline Trail), and learn about winemaking at Ryan Patrick Wine Tasting Room.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Leavenworth route planning site.

Getting from Seattle to Leavenworth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Leavenworth, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Benton City.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Benton City

— 3 nights
Benton City is a city in Benton County, Washington, United States. Benton City is known for wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Chandler Reach and ponder the design of Hedges Family Estate.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Benton City online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Leavenworth to Benton City by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Leavenworth in July, you will find days in Benton City are a bit warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Yakima.

Things to do in Benton City

Wineries · Parks

Yakima

— 7 nights
Yakima is a U.S. city located about 60mi southeast of Mount Rainier in Washington. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yakima: Richland (Sacagawea Heritage Trail & Hanford Nuclear Reservation), Kennewick (Easton Benton County Historical Society and Museum & The Columbia River) and Prosser (Chukar Cherries, Daven Lore Winery, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Two Mountain Winery, make a trip to The teapot Dome Gas Station, get outside with Red's Fly Shop - Day Tours, and take in the pleasant sights at Yakima Area Arboretum & Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yakima trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Benton City to Yakima takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Yakima

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Spokane

— 6 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Spokane: Steptoe Butte State Park (in Colfax) and Kamiak Butte County Park (in Pullman). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, walk around Gaiser Conservatory, and admire the majestic nature at Riverside State Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yakima to Spokane takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Yakima in July, expect nights in Spokane to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are little chillier, around 87°F. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Washington State travel guide

4.2
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.