12 days in Seattle & New York City Itinerary

12 days in Seattle & New York City Itinerary

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12 days in Seattle & New York City Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 2 nights
3
New York City
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Seattle

3
nights
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.
Dedicate the 8th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seattle online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of -1°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll through Bryant Park and then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and then admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, explore the galleries of Rose Center for Earth and Space, and then make a trip to Broadway.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City online holiday builder .

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
The Rink at Rockefeller Center ©
The Rink at Rockefeller Center
Rose Center for Earth and Space ©
Rose Center for Earth and Space

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