8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
SeaTac
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Port Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bainbridge Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

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night
SeaTac

SeaTac
SeaTac or Seatac is a city in southern King County, Washington, United States, and an outlying suburb of Seattle, Washington. On the 27th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens, then kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park, and then hike along Des Moines Creek Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the SeaTac itinerary builder tool .

Washington DC to SeaTac is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in SeaTac at 80°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in SeaTac

Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Visiting Crescent Lake and Dungeness Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marymere Falls and Port Angeles Fine Art Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Merriman Falls (in Quinault) and Blue Whole Gallery (in Sequim). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arthur D. Feiro Marine Life Center, walk around Dungeness Landing County Park, take a leisurely stroll along Port Angeles City Pier, and see the interesting displays at Olympic Coast Discovery Center.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Angeles road trip planning website .

Getting from SeaTac to Port Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from SeaTac in August, expect Port Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 72°F and 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Bainbridge Island.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Crescent Lake, Merriman Falls
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Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake
Merriman Falls ©
Merriman Falls

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nights
Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island ©
Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at The Grand Forest and then admire the natural beauty at Bloedel Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Islandwood and then experience rural life at Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bainbridge Island driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Port Angeles to Bainbridge Island in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bainbridge Island when traveling from Port Angeles in September, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens
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Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve
Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens ©
Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens
Islandwood ©
Islandwood

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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.
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle sightseeing planning website .

Getting from Bainbridge Island to Seattle by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours
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