10 days in Seattle & San Diego Itinerary

10 days in Seattle & San Diego Itinerary

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Seattle
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Seattle — 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Snoqualmie Falls and Canopy Tours Northwest. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whatcom Falls Park and Kerry Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Camano Island (Cama Beach State Park & Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve) and Bellingham (South Bay Trail & Stimpson Family Nature Preserve). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky View Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning website.

Washington DC to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour travel. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 80°F and lows are around 61°F. You will leave for San Diego on the 15th (Sat).
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San Diego — 4 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Visiting La Jolla Shores Park and Mission Beach Boardwalk will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, stroll through Pacific Beach, stroll around La Jolla Cove, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Diego attractions planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Seattle in August, with lows around 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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