11 days in Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Washington State Itinerary

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11 days in Washington State Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Langley, Whidbey Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
Newark

2
days
Langley, Whidbey Island

Langley ©
Langley is a city in Island County, Washington, United States which is located on the south end of Whidbey Island, overlooking the Saratoga Passage. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Earth Sanctuary, admire the majestic nature at Double Bluff County Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Double Bluff Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Callahan’s Firehouse Studio and Gallery, then look for gifts at Greenbank Farm, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Casey State Park.

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Newark to Langley is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in August, with highs in Langley at 73°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Langley

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Freeland, Fort Casey State Park, Greenbank Farm
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Double Bluff County Park ©
Double Bluff County Park
Earth Sanctuary ©
Earth Sanctuary
Greenbank Farm ©
Greenbank Farm

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Whale Museum and Lime Kiln Point State Park. Get in touch with nature at Moran State Park and Springtide Paddlesports. Take a break from Friday Harbor with a short trip to Buck Bay Shellfish Farm in Olga, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, get outside with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and shop like a local with Island Studio.

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Traveling by car from Langley to Friday Harbor takes 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Langley in August since evenings lows in Friday Harbor dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Olga
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Pelindaba Lavender Farm
Pelindaba Lavender Farm
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Snoqualmie Falls and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Chihuly Garden and Glass and LeMay - America's Car Museum will appeal to museum buffs. When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Chihuly Bridge of Glass in Tacoma, approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Friday Harbor in August; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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