8 days in Seattle & San Diego Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & San Diego Itinerary

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8 days in Seattle & San Diego Itinerary

Milan
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Milan

2
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.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse-Studio and then look for gifts at The Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seattle vacation planner

Milan, Italy to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Seattle is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Milan in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

4
days
San Diego

San Diego
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, have fun at Balboa Park, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

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Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Seattle in January, things will get somewhat warmer in San Diego: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park
Balboa Park

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