10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, thenadmire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Seattle. In June, Seattle is little chillier than Philadelphia - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Lamar Valley and Uncle Tom's Trail. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake and tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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