It is no secret that the Pacific Northwest is a truly breathtaking region of the U.S., and Washington in particular is one of the most beautiful states in the country. If you love setting out on the open road, you might agree that a scenic road trip is the best way to explore many places over a relatively short time period. Even if you only have a weekend to explore, there is so much to see and do in Washington, you’ll have no shortage of travel opportunities. We’ve compiled a list of Washington road trip ideas that each offer plenty of options for incredible scenery, delicious food, comfortable lodging, and some of the most beautiful drives you’ll ever embark on. Are you ready for some of the best road trips in Washington?

For road trip planning and packing tips, check out OnlyInYourState’s Ultimate Road Trip Packing List. Whether you’re leaving for a single day or a week-long road trip, you can’t forget the snacks: here are 50 on-the-go snack ideas perfect for traveling.

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Which of these road trips are you most excited to add to your Washington road trip itinerary? What do you consider the best road trips in Washington? Tag a friend you’d love to go road-tripping with in the comments below.

If you’re searching for more Washington road trip ideas, check out our road trip hub for a variety of options that’ll suit any travel desires you can dream up.

 

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Washington Road Trip Ideas

What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Washington?

The most popular landmarks to visit in Washington include:

 

For history buffs, don't miss out on these 10 historical landmarks in Washington.

What are the most popular state parks to visit in Washington?

The most popular state parks to visit in Washington include the following:

 

If you'd like to explore more state parks, check out this list of the 15 best state parks in Washington.

What are the major highways in Washington?

The major highways in Washington are:

  • I-5
  • I-82
  • I-90
  • I-182
  • I-205
  • I-405
  • I-705
  • US-101

 

If you're searching for the most scenic drive in Washington State, US-101 should be at the top of your list.