13 days in Seattle, Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

13 days in Seattle, Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

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1
Seattle
— 4 nights
2
Portland
— 5 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Alki Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to The Museum of Flight and Sky View Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Olympia (Hands On Children's Museum & Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Green Lake Park, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seattle sightseeing planner.

Kansas City to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Seattle is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Kansas City in June, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Olympia
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

5
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Step off the beaten path and head to International Rose Test Garden and Oneonta Gorge. Escape the urban bustle at Bonneville Hatchery and Wahkeena Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Corbett (Latourell Falls & Bridal Veil Falls) and Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge (in Hood River). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, walk around Laurelhurst Park, and grab your bike and head to Willamette River Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Portland tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. June in Portland sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Corbett, Cascade Locks, Wahkeena Falls, Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, Willamette River Trail
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 5:
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International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. Get some historical perspective at Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Street Stairs. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary website.

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in San Francisco hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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