13 days in Friday Harbor, Seattle & Lakewood Itinerary

13 days in Friday Harbor, Seattle & Lakewood Itinerary

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13 days in Friday Harbor, Seattle & Lakewood Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  1​h
1
Friday Harbor
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Seattle
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Lakewood
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Seattle

2
nights
Friday Harbor

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.
You've now added Spirit of Orca Whale Watching & Wildlife Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with Spirit of Orca Whale Watching & Wildlife Tours, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at WaterWorks Gallery. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan and then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor day trip website .

Seattle to Friday Harbor is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seattle in May since evenings lows in Friday Harbor dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

6
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.
When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Discovery Park, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour planner.

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Friday Harbor in May since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Lakewood.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bellevue Botanical Garden, Washington State History Museum
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
nights
Lakewood

Lakewood ©
Lakewood is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Discover Nature. There's more to do: trek along Sequalitchew Creek Trail Head.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lakewood planning app .

You can drive from Seattle to Lakewood in an hour. Traveling from Seattle in June, plan for little chillier nights in Lakewood, with lows around 50°F. You'll set off for Juneau on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Lakewood

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sequalitchew Creek Trail Head
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Discover Nature ©
Discover Nature
Sequalitchew Creek Trail Head ©
Sequalitchew Creek Trail Head

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