10 days in Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

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Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 6 nights
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Seattle, United States — 3 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 a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studio. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pike Place Market and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle journey planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In May, Seattle is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 6 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Granville Island and Gastown. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stanley Park and Grouse Mountain. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, explore the galleries of Ukama Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vancouver travel app.

You can drive from Seattle to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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