10 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Great Falls
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Great Falls

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like China Beach and Fort Funston National Park make great kid-friendly stops. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Marshall’s Beach. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route planning website .

Great Falls to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Great Falls to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Great Falls in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) 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
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Pike Place Market and Alki Beach. Visit Tolmie State Park and Picnic Point Park for some beach relaxation. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Ed Munro Seahurst Park (in Burien) and Lake Wilderness Arboretum (in Maple Valley). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ballard Farmer's Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seattle online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by combination of subway and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tolmie State Park, Lake Wilderness Arboretum, Picnic Point Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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