29 days in Seattle, Saint Louis & Pensacola Itinerary

29 days in Seattle, Saint Louis & Pensacola Itinerary

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29 days in Seattle, Saint Louis & Pensacola Itinerary

Start: Newport News
taxi + Fly:  9​h
1
Seattle
— 12 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Saint Louis
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Pensacola
— 8 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
End: Newport News

12
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.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Mt Si (in North Bend), Tacoma (Washington State History Museum, Point Defiance Park, & more) and Mount Ellinor (in Olympic National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

Newport News to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Newport News in October, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tacoma, Outback Kangaroo Farm, Boeing Future of Flight, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Mount Ellinor
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

7
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Louis: Thierbach Orchards & Berry Farm (in Marthasville), Elephant Rocks State Park (in Belleview) and New Haven (Pinckney Bend Distillery & John Colter Memorial). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Gateway Arch, get lost in a book at The National Churchill Museum, get engrossed in the history at Rockcliffe Mansion, and admire all the interesting features of Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Saint Louis takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Saint Louis is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in October, you will find days in Saint Louis are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Pensacola.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, Chesterfield, The National Churchill Museum, Rockcliffe Mansion, The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

8
nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pensacola: Navarre (Navarre Beach, Fly The Boat, & more), Orange Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Pepper Palace) and Fairhope Avenue (in Fairhope). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at National Naval Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Santa Rosa Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and have some family-friendly fun at Escape Zone 60, Destin.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pensacola tour itinerary builder app .

Fly from Saint Louis to Pensacola in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Pensacola: highs are around 82°F and lows about 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mobile, Navarre, Destin, Orange Beach, Pensacola Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

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