11 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

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11 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  8​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tampa

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.
Visiting Alki Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

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Tampa to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Tampa in October: highs in Seattle hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Get in touch with nature at Safari West and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco visit planner .

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Goat Rock Beach, Marin Headlands, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Safari West ©
Safari West

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