15 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Seattle Itinerary

15 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Seattle Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and The Embarcadero. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing--about 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Helsinki, Finland to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Helsinki to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Helsinki in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Malibu (Zuma Beach, Carbon Beach, &more), Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Royal Palms State Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Oak Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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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.
Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Marketfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Double Bluff Beach (in Freeland) and Marina Beach Park (in Edmonds). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, walk around Mercer Slough Nature Park, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seattle journey maker app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Seattle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Double Bluff Beach, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Seahurst Beach Park, Marina Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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