Iâve followed this forum daily after I posted an initial itinerary months ago. Iâve since tweaked my plans, flight times, etc and think Iâm closer, but Iâd appreciate one last review. Iâve regrettably left out Cape Flattery, Cape Alava, Ruby Beach, and Quinault because of distance and time, but if you think missing any of these is a huge mistake please suggest a swap and Iâll gladly trade something out.
Tues July 16 - Early start (body still on eastern time) to Dunginess Spit (sunrise at 5:28 and low tide at 9:48), followed by a visit to Purple Haze lavender farm - itâs the week before the Lavender Festival so I assume the fields will be peak bloom/color. Head towards Forks Airbnb, with a stop by Madison Falls and hopefully time and energy for the 50 minute hike to Marymere Falls. Overnight Forks.
Wed July 17 - Explore Second Beach sea stacks and tidal pools until around 9 or so (sunrise 5:37, low tide is -1.33 at 7:46 ). Drive to Hoh and hike to 5 mile island for picnic lunch. Return to Rialto beach in time to see Hole in the Wall and be back to the parking area near sunset. If sunset is at 9:11 how early should we arrive at Rialto? Overnight in Forks.
Fri July 19 - Early drive to Hurricane Ridge to hike Klahhane Ridge. Afterward maybe time to explore the Visitor Center area, but need to return to Port Angeles in time for the 5:30 CoHo ferry to Victoria. Is leaving the Visitor Center by 3 a safe target time?
Thanks in advance for reviewing my plans and any suggestions you make! Advice from the local experts really makes a difference and is greatly appreciated. Again, if Flattery, Alava, Ruby or some other gem needs to make an appearance Iâm open to changes.