5 days in Western US Itinerary

5 days in Western US Itinerary

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5 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary planning site .

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In June, Seattle is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by combination of flight and subway takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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