11 days in Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Washington State Itinerary

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11 days in Washington State Itinerary

Frankfurt
Fly:  12​h 45​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Sequim
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Mount Rainier National Park
— Few hours
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Frankfurt

2
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the sheer force of Snoqualmie Falls, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online tour itinerary maker .

Frankfurt, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfurt to Seattle is minus 9 hours. In May, daytime highs in Seattle are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Snoqualmie Falls
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls

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 Lime Kiln Point State Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore hidden gems such as Moran State Park and Buck Bay Shellfish Farm. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum and experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

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Getting from Seattle to Friday Harbor by flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect Friday Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oak Harbor.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Olga
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park

1
day
Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island

Oak Harbor ©
Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. On the 22nd (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Deception Pass State Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Oak Harbor road trip website .

Drive from Friday Harbor to Oak Harbor in 2.5 hours. May in Oak Harbor sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sequim.

Things to do in Oak Harbor

#Nature, #Parks
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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park

1
day
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness River Audubon Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sequim online road trip planner .

Getting from Oak Harbor to Sequim by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sequim can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Dungeness River Audubon Center ©
Dungeness River Audubon Center

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Olympic Peninsula and then make a trip to Hurricane Ridge. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip site .

Take a bus from Sequim to Olympic National Park in 1.5 hours. In May in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Scenic Drive

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Olympic Peninsula
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

1
day
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip tool .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

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