7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

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7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Lopez Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Sequim
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Olympia
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Atlanta

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse-Studio, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle route maker tool .

Atlanta to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in March, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 55°F and lows about 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), stroll through San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Island Studio.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lopez Island.

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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Island Studio ©
Island Studio

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Lopez Island

Lopez Island
Lopez Island is the third largest of the San Juan Islands & an unincorporated town in San Juan County, Washington, United States. On the 13th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Iceberg Point and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Reef Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lopez Island journey planner .

Traveling by car from Friday Harbor to Lopez Island takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Lopez Island are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Sequim.

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Sequim

Sequim
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from New Dungeness Lighthouse and then identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sequim sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Lopez Island to Sequim in 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Olympia.

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New Dungeness Lighthouse
New Dungeness Lighthouse

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Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the State of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and then admire the majestic nature at Tolmie State Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Olympia trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Sequim to Olympia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Olympia, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 35°F at night. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Tolmie State Park ©
Tolmie State Park
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Wolf Haven International ©
Wolf Haven International

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