10 days in California, Houston & Washington State Itinerary

10 days in California, Houston & Washington State Itinerary

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10 days in California, Houston & Washington State Itinerary

Start: Madurai
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Madurai

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner .

Madurai, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Madurai to San Francisco. In July, San Francisco is much colder than Madurai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Helena, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

1
night
Houston

Houston
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Houston itinerary tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Houston in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Houston due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 29°C. You'll set off for Seattle on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games

2
nights
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 17th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, enjoy the sand and surf at Seahurst Beach Park, and then kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

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You can fly from Houston to Seattle in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park

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