7 days in Washington State Itinerary

7 days in Washington State Itinerary

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7 days in Washington State Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  15​min
1
Vancouver
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Portland

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day
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of George C. Marshall House, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, and then take a stroll through Officers' Row.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver route planner .

Portland to Vancouver is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ruby Beach and Sol Duc Falls. Get in touch with nature at Rialto Beach and Hurricane Ridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Joyce Depot Museum (in Joyce) and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge (in Sequim). There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park itinerary planner.

Fly from Vancouver to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Vancouver in March, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 37°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, Joyce Depot Museum
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Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

3
nights
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 a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Kids will enjoy The Museum of Flight and Mercer Slough Nature Park. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Museum of Glass (in Tacoma) and Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle attractions website .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Seattle sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Museum of Glass
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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