5 days in Seattle & Big Sur Itinerary

5 days in Seattle & Big Sur Itinerary

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5 days in Seattle & Big Sur Itinerary

Vancouver
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 15​min
Big Sur
— 2 nights
bus + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
Vancouver

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days
Seattle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Seattle Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse-Studio, then take a stroll through Pioneer Square, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle journey maker website .

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Seattle are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Seattle

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Museums
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then shop like a local with Coast Gallery Big Sur, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to Big Sur by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Big Sur at 23°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sur

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park ©
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

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