31 days in Greater Seattle & San Diego County Itinerary

31 days in Greater Seattle & San Diego County Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Burien
— 3 nights
2
Olympia
— 7 nights
3
Edmonds
— 4 nights
4
North Bend
— 4 nights
5
San Diego
— 11 nights

3
nights
Burien

Burien ©
Burien is a suburban city in King County, Washington, United States, located south of Seattle. You'll get in some beach time at Seahurst Beach Park and Alki Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seattle Art Museum and Ballard. Venture out of the city with trips to Seattle (Kerry Park, West Point Lighthouse, &more). There's much more to do: catch a live event at T-Mobile Park, take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory, see the sky in a new way at Pacific Science Center, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Burien attractions planner.

Kansas City to Burien is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kansas City to Burien due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kansas City in August, with highs in Burien at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Burien

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Seattle
Highlights from your plan
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park
Museum of History & Industry ©
Museum of History & Industry
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

7
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and Nisqually Reach Nature Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like LeMay - America's Car Museum and Point Defiance Park. Get out of town with these interesting Olympia side-trips: Tacoma (Owen Beach, 5 Mile Drive & Trails, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Tumwater Falls Park, appreciate the history behind Washington State Capitol, and immerse yourself in nature at Millersylvania State Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympia trip builder site.

You can drive from Burien to Olympia in an hour. Traveling from Burien in August, Olympia is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Edmonds.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Tacoma, Tumwater Falls Park, Regal Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX
Highlights from your plan
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum

4
nights
Edmonds

Edmonds ©
Edmonds is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States, and is a Northern Suburb of Seattle located 11 miles (18 km) north of the city. Hibulb Cultural Center and Western Heritage Center will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Brackett's Landing South and Meadowdale Beach Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Edmonds: Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards (in Woodinville), Saint Edward State Park (in Kenmore) and Historic Downtown Snohomish (in Snohomish). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach Park, head outdoors with Mount Pilchuck, and stroll around Picnic Point Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edmonds visit planning site.

Drive from Olympia to Edmonds in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Olympia in August, you will find days in Edmonds are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to North Bend.

Things to do in Edmonds

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, Western Heritage Center, Saint Edward State Park, Historic Downtown Snohomish, Hibulb Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Picnic Point Park ©
Picnic Point Park
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards ©
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards
Meadowdale Beach Park ©
Meadowdale Beach Park

4
nights
North Bend

North Bend ©
North Bend is a city in King County, Washington, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Snoqualmie Falls and Denny Creek Trail. Get outdoors at Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area and Twin Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around North Bend: Wallace Falls State Park (in Gold Bar) and Lake Wilderness Arboretum (in Maple Valley). There's lots more to do: trek along Iron Horse Trail, admire the majestic nature at Olallie State Park, and experience rural life at Fox Hollow Farm.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the North Bend road trip planning website.

You can drive from Edmonds to North Bend in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in North Bend

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Wallace Falls State Park, Lake Wilderness Arboretum, Fox Hollow Farm, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Lake Wilderness Arboretum ©
Lake Wilderness Arboretum
Denny Creek Trail ©
Denny Creek Trail

11
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.
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and San Diego Bay Walk will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Maritime Museum of San Diego and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: San Diego Zoo Safari Park (in Escondido), Oceanside (Mission San Luis Rey & Oceanside Pier) and Encinitas (Cardiff State Beach, Moonlight Beach State Park, &more). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, get in on the excitement at Petco Park, and explore the striking landscape at Point Loma.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from North Bend to San Diego with the Route module. Traveling from North Bend in August, San Diego is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Coronado, San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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