10 days in Washington State Itinerary

10 days in Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in Washington State Itinerary

Seattle
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Seattle

1
day
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Seattle to Anacortes is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 44°F in Anacortes. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Friday Harbor.

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4
days
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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 in touch with nature at San Juan Co Park and Moran State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and Pelindaba Lavender Farm. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lime Kiln Point State Park, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and examine the collection at The Whale Museum.

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You can ride a ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor in 1.5 hours. October in Friday Harbor sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

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Moran State Park, San Juan Co Park
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
San Juan Co Park
San Juan Co Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
days
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Quinault Big Spruce Tree and Olympic Peninsula. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, stroll through Second Beach Trail, and take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge.

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You can fly from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Olympic Peninsula, Quinault Big Spruce Tree
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Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

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