24 days in Seattle, San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

24 days in Seattle, San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

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24 days in Seattle, San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  15​h
1
Seattle
— 5 nights
Drive:  21​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 11 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Luxembourg City

5
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 Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum. Shop till you drop at Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Venture out of the city with trips to Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home (in Renton), Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien) and Owen Beach (in Tacoma). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary maker .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Luxembourg City to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Edmonds, Doris Cooper Houghton Beach Park, Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home, Seahurst Beach Park, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Appreciate the collections at USS Midway Museum and Spanish Village Art Center. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maritime Museum of San Diego and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Ricardo Breceda Gallery & Sculpture Garden (in Aguanga) and Art Beat on Main Street (in Vista). There's still lots to do: walk around La Jolla Cove, get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and take in the waterfront at Embarcadero.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego attractions planning website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Art Beat on Main Street, Ricardo Breceda Gallery & Sculpture Garden
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

11
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, take a stroll through SoMa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner.

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Wine Tours & Tastings, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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