14 days in Seattle & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

14 days in Seattle & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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Start: Boston
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h
2
Guerneville
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Boston

7
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.
Get outdoors at Snoqualmie Falls and Lower Big Quilcene Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sky View Observatory and Point Defiance Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Woolley Market (in Sedro Woolley), Snoqualmie (Snoqualmie Point Park & Railroad Community Park) and Bellingham (Marine Life Center, Whatcom Falls Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Garden of Remembrance, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Walker, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle online travel planner.

Boston to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Seattle is minus 3 hours. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Guerneville.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tacoma, Snoqualmie, Bellingham, Olympic National Park, Outback Kangaroo Farm
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park

1
night
Guerneville

Guerneville ©
Guerneville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, United States. On the 28th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, do a tasting at HKG Estate Wines, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Guerneville day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Guerneville. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Guerneville hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Guerneville

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

Healdsburg
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, thenenjoy the sand and surf at McAbee Beach, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, thenkick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and finally shop like a local with Wyland Gallery Carmel.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Monterey holiday app.

Drive from Guerneville to Monterey in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Guerneville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Asilomar State Beach
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Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route maker website.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Safari West, Castello di Amorosa
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Safari West ©
Safari West
Lands End ©
Lands End
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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