20 days in Seattle, San Francisco & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Seattle, San Francisco & Melbourne Itinerary

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20 days in Seattle, San Francisco & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
1
Seattle, United States
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h
2
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h
3
Melbourne, Australia
— 11 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

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Seattle, United States

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.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle attractions website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. In August in Seattle, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 24th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning site .

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by combination of flight and subway takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
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Alcatraz Island
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Fisherman's Wharf

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Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 1st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday maker app .

You can fly from Manchester to Melbourne in 25 hours. Traveling from Manchester to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Manchester in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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