17 days in Seattle & Denver Itinerary

17 days in Seattle & Denver Itinerary

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17 days in Seattle & Denver Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h
2
Denver
— 8 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at LeMay - America's Car Museum and Finnriver. Visiting Dungeness River Audubon Center and Bloedel Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tacoma (W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Museum of Glass, & more), Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie) and Cascadia Art Museum (in Edmonds). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, examine the collection at Museum of History & Industry, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and stroll through Kerry Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online tour planner .

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tacoma, Sequim, Olympic National Park, Finnriver, Cascadia Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dungeness River Audubon Center ©
Dungeness River Audubon Center
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Murhut Falls ©
Murhut Falls

8
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Popular historic sites such as Union Station and Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Winter Park Resort and Horseback Riding Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park (Bear Lake, Sheep Lakes, & more), Idaho Springs (Summit Lake Park & River Rafting & Tubing) and Echo Lake Park (in Evergreen). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, take a stroll through Downtown Estes Park, and get engrossed in the history at Hotel de Paris Museum.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Seattle to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Denver due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Denver hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, Echo Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
River Rafting & Tubing

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