11 days in Seattle, Redwood National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Seattle, Redwood National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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11 days in Seattle, Redwood National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

3
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.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to B&B Family Farm (in Sequim) and Hood Canal (in Olympic National Park). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planning website .

Kansas City to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kansas City to Seattle. Traveling from Kansas City in September, things will get a bit cooler in Seattle: highs are around 72°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Hood Canal, B&B Family Farm
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B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove, trek along Trillium Falls Hike, enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach, and stroll through California Coastal Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Redwood National Park. In September, Redwood National Park is a bit cooler than Seattle - with highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, admire all the interesting features of Oracle Park, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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