8 days in San Francisco, Astoria & Seattle Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco, Astoria & Seattle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and Cable Car Museum. Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder site.

Evansville to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Evansville to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Evansville in June, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 55°F. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Astoria.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Astoria

— 2 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, stroll through Haystack Rock, then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Goonies House.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Astoria trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Astoria in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Astoria are a bit cooler (66°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 12th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites