14 days in Washington DC, Alabama & Los Angeles Itinerary

14 days in Washington DC, Alabama & Los Angeles Itinerary

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14 days in Washington DC, Alabama & Los Angeles Itinerary

Dubai
Fly + bus + subway:  18​h
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Huntsville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
Dubai

5
days
Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at The White House.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC travel itinerary creator.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Washington DC is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Washington DC is minus 9 hours. In April, Washington DC is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Pentagon
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art

1
day
Huntsville

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden Society and then look for all kinds of wild species at Land Trust of North Alabama.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Huntsville itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Huntsville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Huntsville due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Land Trust of North Alabama

1
day
Birmingham

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, take in nature's colorful creations at Aldridge Gardens, then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham trip generator.

You can drive from Huntsville to Birmingham in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Aldridge Gardens, Bass Pro Shops
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Aldridge Gardens

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire all the interesting features of STAPLES Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Birmingham to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Birmingham to Los Angeles. Traveling from Birmingham in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications

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