22 days in Seattle & New York City Itinerary

22 days in Seattle & New York City Itinerary

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22 days in Seattle & New York City Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  22​h
1
Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 12 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Appreciate the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum. Attractions like Pike Place Market and Alki Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (in Olympia), Tacoma (Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium & Museum of Glass) and Mount Ellinor (in Olympic National Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pioneer Square, contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lake Park, and explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Seattle is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 16 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Seattle reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Tacoma, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Mount Ellinor, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

12
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Barsky Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Magazzino Italian Art (in Cold Spring) and Valley Cottage (Rockland Lake State Park & Hook Mountain State Park). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, explore the galleries of Ellis Island, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and get to know the resident critters at Central Park Zoo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Valley Cottage, Bronx Zoo, Magazzino Italian Art, Lakota Wolf Preserve, Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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