8 days in Washington State Itinerary

8 days in Washington State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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La Conner
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Seattle/Boeing Field, Taxi to Bellevue
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Bellevue
— 1 night
Drive
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly

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La Conner

— 2 nights
La Conner is a town in Skagit County, Washington, United States with a population of 891 at the 2010 census. On the 10th (Thu), stroll around Washington Park and then walk around Causland Memorial Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read La Conner journey planner.

Tampa to La Conner is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Tampa in September, you will find days in La Conner are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are cooler (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in La Conner

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 1 night
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from La Conner to Olympic National Park. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bellevue.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

Bellevue

— 1 night

Beautiful View

French for "beautiful view," Bellevue consistently ranks as one of the country’s best cities to live in.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll around Downtown Park, take a stroll through Bellevue Square, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bellevue online travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Olympic National Park to Bellevue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Olympic National Park in September since evenings lows in Bellevue dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Bellevue

Parks · Wineries · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle holiday planner.

Seattle is just a stone's throw from Bellevue. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

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.