4 days in Washington State Itinerary

4 days in Washington State Itinerary

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4 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
Coulee Dam
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Wenatchee
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis

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Coulee Dam

Coulee Dam ©
Coulee Dam is a town in Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties in the State of Washington. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Coulee Dam. On the 4th (Sun), admire the engineering at Grand Coulee Dam.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coulee Dam visit planner.

Minneapolis to Coulee Dam is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Coulee Dam due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Minneapolis in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Coulee Dam, with highs around 90°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Wenatchee.

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Grand Coulee Dam ©
Grand Coulee Dam

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Wenatchee

Wenatchee ©
Wenatchee is a city located in north-central Washington and is the largest city and county seat of Chelan County, Washington, United States. On the 5th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Ohme Gardens and then take a peaceful walk through Wenatchee National Forest.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wenatchee travel planning website .

Getting from Coulee Dam to Wenatchee by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Wenatchee, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

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Ohme Gardens ©
Ohme Gardens

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Seattle online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Wenatchee to Seattle takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Wenatchee in August: highs in Seattle hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Anacortes.

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Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. On the 7th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Rosario Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Anacortes online itinerary planner .

Getting from Seattle to Anacortes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get slightly colder in Anacortes: highs are around 75°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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