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19 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary
Seattle— 7 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
San Francisco— 10 nights
Fly: 15h 30min
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.Appreciate the collections at Museum of Pop Culture and The Museum of Flight. Step out of the city life by going to Snoqualmie Falls and Point Defiance Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Predators of the Heart (in Anacortes), Bellingham (Whatcom Falls Park & Zuanich Point Park) and Outback Kangaroo Farm (in Arlington). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at LeMay - America's Car Museum, trek along 5 Mile Drive & Trails, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sky View Observatory.
To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seattle travel planner.
Glasgow, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Glasgow to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Glasgow in June, with highs in Seattle at 27°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.
Things to do in Seattle
Tacoma, Bellingham, Predators of the Heart, Mount Ellinor, Outback Kangaroo Farm
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.California State Railroad Museum and Crocker Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Muir Woods National Monument and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven (in Davis), Mount Tamalpais State Park (in Mill Valley) and Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (in Santa Cruz). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End.
To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route planner.
Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in San Francisco
Mill Valley, Sacramento, Moss Landing, Battery Spencer, Patrick Amiot
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