7 days in Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary
Start: Washington, United States
Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
End: Washington, United States
Sun, Feb 27 - Sat, Mar 5
Seattle, United States — 3 nights
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.Attractions like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Museum of Flight and Washington State History Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum & 5 Mile Drive & Trails). The adventure continues: see Seattle Art Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, and make a trip to Space Needle.
To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.
Washington to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington to Seattle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Washington in February, with lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 3 nights
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll around Stanley Park and then view the masterpieces at Stewart Stephenson Fine Art. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology and then visit Granville Island.
To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver road trip 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 a bit cooler days in Vancouver, with highs around 51°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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