15 days in San Diego & Seattle Itinerary

15 days in San Diego & Seattle Itinerary

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15 days in San Diego & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Diego
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

7
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Escape the urban bustle at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Lions, Tigers & Bears. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Moonlight Beach State Park about 48 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: stroll through San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and admire the majestic nature at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip maker tool .

Fort Lauderdale to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September, things will get a bit cooler in San Diego: highs are around 79°F and lows about 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Moonlight Beach State Park, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lower Big Quilcene Trail and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Do your shopping at Pike Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Hood Canal (in Olympic National Park) and Issaquah (Duthie Hill Park & Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery). The adventure continues: make a trip to Space Needle, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, cast your line with a fishing tour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip website .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Seattle is little chillier than San Diego - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Issaquah, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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