9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
End: New York City

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Twin Peaks. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco driving holiday planner .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle itinerary builder tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and steep yourself in history at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to New York City is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in New York City reach 80°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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