7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

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7 days in Western US Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse-Studio and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seattle itinerary planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Seattle reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium
Pike Place Market
Space Needle

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden

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