8 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

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8 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  7​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Houston

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary maker .

Houston to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
GLBT History Museum and Eden Fine Art will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Alcatraz Island and Fort Point for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online tour planner .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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