7 days in Seattle & Victoria Itinerary

7 days in Seattle & Victoria Itinerary

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7 days in Seattle & Victoria Itinerary

Phoenix, United States
Fly:  4​h
Seattle, United States
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h
Victoria, Canada
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h
Seattle, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Phoenix, United States

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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 ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online holiday planner

Phoenix to Seattle is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in December, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 47°F and lows about 38°F. You will leave for Victoria on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Victoria, Canada

Victoria
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Market Square, Rogers' Chocolates, The Bay Centre, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at The Bay Centre, look for gifts at Rogers' Chocolates, then relax and rejuvenate at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Royal BC Museum and then hunt for treasures at Market Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria trip planner

You can ride a ferry from Seattle to Victoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In December in Victoria, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Seattle.

Things to do in Victoria

Shopping Museums Parks

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The Butchart Gardens
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The Bay Centre
The Bay Centre
Royal BC Museum
Royal BC Museum
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens

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Seattle, United States

Seattle
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Seattle Art Museum, CenturyLink Field, Seattle Aquarium, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Glasshouse-Studio and Seattle Great Wheel make great kid-friendly stops. Enjoy Seattle some more: take a stroll through Pioneer Square and look for gifts at Chukar Cherries.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online trip itinerary builder

Getting from Victoria to Seattle by ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Pacific Place
Pacific Place
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
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Pike Place Market

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