11 days in Pacific Northwest & Vancouver Itinerary

11 days in Pacific Northwest & Vancouver Itinerary

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Fly to Seattle, Shuttle to Bellingham
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Bellingham, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seattle, United States
— 1 day
Drive
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Olympia, United States
— 5 nights
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Bellingham, United States — 2 nights

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bellingham itinerary tool.

Washington DC to Bellingham is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Bellingham, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect Bellingham to be a bit cooler, temps between 60°F and 45°F. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to Vancouver.
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Museums
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Vancouver, Canada — 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vancouver day trip planner.

Drive from Bellingham to Vancouver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Seattle.
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Parks
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Seattle, United States — 1 day

Emerald City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pike Place Market. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Space Needle and then browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Vancouver to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vancouver in October, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (63°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Olympia.
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Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Olympia, United States — 5 nights

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Olympia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Olympia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Olympia when traveling from Seattle in October, with lows around 43°F. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Fun & Games
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