10 days in Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

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Seattle, United States
— 5 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
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Seattle, United States — 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 some cultural insight at Pike Place Market and Pacific Science Center. Family-friendly places like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Aquarium will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum & 5 Mile Drive & Trails). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Frye Art Museum, learn something new at Seattle Glassblowing Studio, and see Seattle Art Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Seattle reach 56°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 4 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 Stewart Stephenson Fine Art. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stanley Park and Science World. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology, enjoy breathtaking views from Vancouver Lookout, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, and snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver visit planner.

Getting from Seattle to Vancouver by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Seattle in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 41°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sun) before leaving for home.
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