9 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

9 days in Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Antonio
Drive:  38 h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  14 h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  29 h
End: San Antonio

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Alki Beach. Get some cultural insight at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Edmonds (Picnic Point Park & Brackett's Landing South). It doesn't end there: stroll around Kerry Park and stop by Boehms Candies.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle online day trip planner.

San Antonio to Seattle is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in April, you will find days in Seattle are much colder (61°F), and nights are a bit cooler (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Edmonds, Snoqualmie Falls, Boehms Candies
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Bodega Bay (Bodega Head & Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, hunt for treasures at Treasure Fest, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Bodega Bay
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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