11 days in Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Washington State Itinerary

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11 days in Washington State Itinerary

Columbia
+3
Fly + tram + bus + Fly:  10​h
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
Forks
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
shuttle + tram + Fly:  11​h 30​min
Columbia

3
days
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

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 out of the city life by going to Buck Bay Shellfish Farm and Lime Kiln Point State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Springtide Paddlesports and English Camp. Go for a jaunt from Friday Harbor to Olga to see Moran State Park about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, view the masterpieces at Island Studio, and relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Friday Harbor route planning website .

Columbia to Friday Harbor is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Columbia to Friday Harbor, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbia in June, things will get much colder in Friday Harbor: highs are around 67°F and lows about 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Forks.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Olga
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park

3
days
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore hidden gems such as La Push Beach and Forks Timber Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Rialto Beach and Ruby Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Forks: Olympic National Park (Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center & Second Beach Trail).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Forks trip planner .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Forks by car takes about 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, La Push Beach
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Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
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Rialto Beach

2
days
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Ashford Creek Pottery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Christine Falls Viewpoint, and then trek along Box Canyon Loop. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Naches Peak Loop Trail and then hike along Wonderland Trail.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Forks to Mount Rainier National Park. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
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Christine Falls Viewpoint ©
Christine Falls Viewpoint
Naches Peak Loop Trail ©
Naches Peak Loop Trail
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail

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