10 days in San Diego, San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

10 days in San Diego, San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

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10 days in San Diego, San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  8​h
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Louisville

3
nights
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.
Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and San Diego Zoo will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary builder .

Louisville to San Diego is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Louisville in June, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Step out of San Francisco to go to Moss Beach and see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through The Embarcadero, and play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Francisco, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
On the 5th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seattle route tool .

Do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Mercer Slough Nature Park ©
Mercer Slough Nature Park

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