60 days in Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State trip planner

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Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly
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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bellingham
— 6 nights
Drive
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Leavenworth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Spokane
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Castle Rock
— 3 nights
Drive
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Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 8 nights
Drive
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Port Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 9 nights

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Orcas Island Pottery and Moran State Park. Shop till you drop at San Juan Island Farmers Market and Island Studios. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, look for gifts at Serendipity the used book place, and head outdoors with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Friday Harbor trip maker tool.

Seattle to Friday Harbor is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Friday Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Anacortes.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

— 3 nights
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Casey State Park and Deception Pass State Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around Causland Memorial Park, admire the natural beauty at Roozengaarde Display Garden, and look for gifts at SeaBear Wild Salmon.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Anacortes trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Friday Harbor to Anacortes by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Anacortes can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellingham

— 6 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.
Do your shopping at Fairhaven Historic District and Woolley Market. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whatcom Falls Park and Bellingham Farmers Market. Get out of town with these interesting Bellingham side-trips: La Conner (Nasty Jack's Antiques & The Wood Merchant), Blaine (Point Whitehorn Marine Park, Blaine Marine Park, &more) and Glacier (Skyline Divide & Heliotrope Ridge Trail). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Clayton Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Bellis Fair, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Valley Shine Distillery, and trek along Chain Lakes Loop.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bellingham vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Anacortes to Bellingham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. June in Bellingham sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping

Side Trips

Leavenworth

— 4 nights
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Apple Annie's Antique Gallery and D-Olivo. Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Waterfront Park. Get out of town with these interesting Leavenworth side-trips: Highlander Golf Coruse (in East Wenatchee), Pybus Public Market (in Wenatchee) and Chelan (Lake Chelan & Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard). There's lots more to do: walk around Front Street Park, do a tasting at Icicle Ridge Winery, get outside with Leavenworth Powersports Adventures, and get to know the resident critters at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Leavenworth planner.

Getting from Bellingham to Leavenworth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bellingham in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Leavenworth: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Spokane.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Spokane

— 5 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Explore hidden gems such as Manito Park and Spokane Falls. For shopping fun, head to Liberty Lake Farmers Market or Spokane Valley Mall. When in Spokane, make a side trip to see Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge in Cheney, approximately Cheney away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Riverfront Park, play a few rounds at Hangman Valley Golf Course, buy something for everyone on your list at River Park Square, and admire the natural beauty at Gaiser Conservatory.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Spokane vacation website.

Getting from Leavenworth to Spokane by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Spokane are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Adventure

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 4 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Rainier and Narada Falls. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, trek along Camp Muir Trail, explore the activities along Nisqually River, and take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park road trip site.

Getting from Spokane to Mount Rainier National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Mount Rainier National Park, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Olympia

— 5 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Head to Farmers Market and Childhood's End Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and Washington State Capitol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympia: Mill Lane Winery (in Tenino), Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (in Eatonville) and Harstine Island State Park (in Shelton). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at Hands On Children's Museum, walk around Joemma Beach State Park, stroll through Mount Ellinor Trail, and get curious at WET Science Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Olympia vacation builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympia. In June, daytime highs in Olympia are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Castle Rock.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Castle Rock

— 3 nights
Castle Rock is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount St. Helens and River Mile 38 Brewing Co.. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Castle Rock: Ape Cave (in Longview), State Route 503 (in Woodland) and Johnston Ridge Observatory (in Toutle). There's more to do: get answers to all your questions at Mount St. Helens Visitor Center and head outdoors with Sasquatch Adventures.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Castle Rock planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Castle Rock takes an hour. July in Castle Rock sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Castle Rock

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Long Beach

— 2 nights
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): kick back and relax at Long Beach, make a trip to Port of Ilwaco Boardwalk, then view the masterpieces at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cape Disappointment State Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, then stop by Adelaide's Coffee House / Tapestry Rose Yarn Shop, and finally stroll through Long Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Long Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Castle Rock to Long Beach takes 2 hours. Traveling from Castle Rock in July, you will find days in Long Beach are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

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 hidden gems such as Ruby Beach and Olympic National Park. We've included these beaches for you: Rialto Beach and Second Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Olympic National Park side-trips: Quinault (Quinault Big Spruce Tree & Rain Forest Nature Trail). There's much more to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, hike along Sol Duc Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Lena Lakes, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bunch Creek Falls.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Long Beach to Olympic National Park. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Port Angeles

— 5 nights
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Relax by the water at La Push Beach and Second Beach. Do your shopping at William James Bookseller and Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Port Angeles side-trips: Cape Flattery Trail (in Neah Bay), First Beach (in La Push) and Fort Worden State Park (in Port Townsend). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Marymere Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, and head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Angeles trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Port Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Seattle

— 9 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 discover tucked-away gems like Alki Beach and Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle. Visit Seahurst Beach Park and Juanita Beach Park for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island), Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie) and Northwest Golf Range (in Bremerton). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, do a tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

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Traveling by car from Port Angeles to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Angeles in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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.