6 days in Seattle & California Itinerary

6 days in Seattle & California Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to LeMay - America's Car Museum and Alki Beach. Appreciate the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pivot Art + Culture. The adventure continues: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, examine the collection at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, learn about winemaking at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, and stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seattle day trip planning app.

Indianapolis to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Seattle. When traveling from Indianapolis in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, LeMay - America's Car Museum
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online holiday planner.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, thentrek along Panorama Trail, thenmake a trip to Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park driving holiday website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Ansel Adams Gallery ©
Ansel Adams Gallery

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by bus takes about 12 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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