13 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

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13 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

New Plymouth
Fly:  15​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
New Plymouth

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Limantour Beach and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello di Amorosa and Twin Peaks. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio), Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay) and Balloon Rides (in Napa). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

New Plymouth, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from New Plymouth to San Francisco. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Limantour Beach, Bodega Head, San Gregorio State Beach, Castello di Amorosa, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Limantour Beach ©
Limantour Beach
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

6
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.
The Museum of Flight and Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Alki Beach and Golden Gardens Park. Dedicate the 28th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seattle sightseeing planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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