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Go here to plan an Amtrak Vacation anywhere in America.

This page features info about traveling to and around the state of Washington.


For affordable destinations and vacation deals in all 50 states and Washington DC, as well as info pertaining to top schools, car insurance, American culture, and more, visit any of the links shown at the bottom of this page. 



The following simple instructions will enable you to: 

  • Get reduced rates on flight, car and hotel packages to Seattle, Vancouver, and other popular Washington state destinations. 
  • Score discounted airline tickets to major cities in the state of Washington. 
  • Find charming, affordable overnight accommodations throughout the state. 
  • Enjoy countless annual events, local activities, trips through the rainforest, and more. 
  • Sample Authentic Washington Cuisine.







One way to minimize the cost of Amtrak Vacation Packages is to customize your own trip by using the special features available on Priceline.  


Here are some ways to reduce the cost of U.S. travel by using Priceline: 

  • Use the Name-Your-Own-Price feature to score as much as a 60 percent discount on hotel rooms and/or as much as a 40 percent discount on flights.
  • Book your hotel and car at the same time.  
  • Make reservations at least 2 weeks prior to your arrival.  


Some Washington hotels offer cruises, fishing trips, and other excursions included with your overnight stay. 

Popular Amtrak Vacation spots in the state of Washington include Olympia, Tacoma, Seattle, Everett, and Spokane.


You can also scan craigslist for vacation rentals, short term sublets, housing swaps, live-work situations, and other alternative accommodations.


To get started, simply visit Priceline, search your desired dates and destination, then click the "Name Your Own Price" option. 

Beware that certain rules apply to naming your own price on Priceline.

For example, no changes can be made to your itinerary, no part of your payment can be refunded, and you don't always get to choose a specific hotel. 




Buses

An Amtrak vacation on a budget will often include a few bus rides. The state of Washington is served by the Greyhound bus lines. Washington State Greyhound stations are located at 

  • Addy
  • Arden
  • Bellingham
  • Brewster
  • Burbank
  • Centralia
  • Chelan Falls
  • Chewelah
  • Colfax
  • College Place
  • Colville
  • Deer Park
  • Discovery Bay
  • Ellensburg
  • Ephrata
  • Everett
  • George
  • Kelso
  • Kettle Falls
  • Kingston
  • Leavenworth
  • Loon Lake
  • Malott
  • Monroe
  • Moses Lake
  • Mt. Vernon
  • Okanogan
  • Olympia
  • Omak
  • Orondo
  • Pasco
  • Pateros
  • Port Angeles
  • Port Townsend
  • Pullman
  • Quincy
  • Ritzville
  • Seattle
  • Sequim
  • Skykomish
  • Spokane
  • Stevens Pass
  • Sunnyside
  • Tacoma
  • Touchet
  • Vancouver
  • Walla Walla
  • Wallula


For a Complete List of Greyhound Locations, visit the link shown below.



Amtrak Vacation Packages

Trains

An Amtrak vacation is especially desirable in Washington, a state featuring many passenger train stops. Amtrak Stations in the state of Washington are located at 

  • Bellingham
  • Bingen
  • Brewster
  • Centralia
  • Chewelah
  • Colfax
  • Colville
  • Deer Park
  • Edmonds
  • Ephrata
  • Everett
  • Kelso
  • Kettle Falls
  • Lacy
  • Leavenworth
  • Loon Lake
  • Monroe
  • Moses Lake
  • Mount Vernon
  • Okanogan
  • Omak
  • Pasco
  • Pateros
  • Pullman
  • Quincy
  • Ritzville
  • Seattle
  • Skykomish
  • Spokane
  • Stanwood
  • Stevens Pass
  • Tacoma
  • Tukwila
  • Vancouver
  • Walla Walla
  • Wenatchee
  • Wishram


For a Complete List of Amtrak Stations, visit the link shown below. Check Amtrak's website for fares, schedules, deals and special offers on your next Amtrak vacation.  


Other available transportation options in Washington state are Airport to Hotel shuttles, local taxi services, local public bus services, rented or shared passenger vehicles, motor boats, fishing boats, and cruise ships, to name just a few.

There are so many ways to explore the state of Washington on a budget. Just a little planning is all you need. 




Top 10 tourist Attractions in washington state

Here is a list of the top 10 things to do in the state of Washington. Also included are city locations and contact info for each destination. These Washington state attractions were chosen by a panel of travel experts at USLearning.net for their cultural, educational, and entertainment value, as well as their relatively low cost. 


  1. Mount Rainier National Park            Ashford                                   360-569-2211
  2. Hands On Children's Museum          Olympia                                  360-956-0818
  3. Hoh Rain Forest                             Olympic National Park              360-374-6522 
  4. Chihuly Gardens and Glass             Seattle                                    206-753-4940
  5. Museum of Flight                           Seattle                                      206-764-5700
  6. Pike Place Market                           Seattle                                    206-682-7453
  7. Sky View Observatory                    Seattle                                    206-386-5564  
  8. Space Needle                                 Seattle                                    800-937-9582
  9. Manito Park                                   Spokane                                  509-363-5455
  10. Le May - America's Car Museum      Tacoma                                   253-779-8490



useful links


Free Printable US Map. 


Washington State Fact & Photo Gallery 

Indian Tribes and Reservations in Washington State


Work From Home In Washington State

Universities and PhD Programs in Washington State

Washington State Community Colleges and Trade Schools

Washington State Car Insurance 


Washington State Greyhound Locations 

Washington State Amtrak Stations 


Travel Deals and Discounts in all 50 States and Washington DC.





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