8 days in Seattle & Santa Fe Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Santa Fe Itinerary

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8 days in Seattle & Santa Fe Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
2
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Seattle

3
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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.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Lower Big Quilcene Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and Bloedel Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (LeMay - America's Car Museum, Chihuly Bridge of Glass, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, walk around Kerry Park, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, and stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Lower Big Quilcene Trail, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Bloedel Reserve
Highlights from your plan
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Puye Cliff Dwellings. El Rancho de las Golondrinas and Palace of the Governors will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Santa Fe to go to Chimayo and see El Santuario de Chimayo, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Seattle to Santa Fe takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Santa Fe hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Puye Cliff Dwellings, El Santuario de Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo

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