10 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

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10 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: San Antonio

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve and Duthie Hill Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studio. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Bainbridge Island to see Bloedel Reserve about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle route maker site .

San Antonio to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in April, you will find days in Seattle are colder (61°F), and nights are a bit cooler (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Bloedel Reserve, Duthie Hill Park, Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve, Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Glasshouse Studio ©
Glasshouse Studio

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Tenderloin Museum. Visiting Strawberry Hill and Marin Headlands will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Santa Rosa to see Safari West about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge, admire the natural beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Schooner Freda B, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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