19 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

19 days in San Francisco & Seattle Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 10 nights
2
Seattle
— 7 nights

10
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Bodega Dunes. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Gracianna Winery (in Healdsburg), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, identify plant and animal life at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip website.

Zurich, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to San Francisco. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in September, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Gracianna Winery, Safari West, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Marin Headlands, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Nordstromfor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve (in Belfair), Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Murhut Falls) and Duthie Hill Park (in Issaquah). Next up on the itinerary: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, walk around Mercer Slough Nature Park, see the interesting displays at The Center for Wooden Boats, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip builder.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Seahurst Beach Park, Duthie Hill 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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