17 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast Itinerary

17 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast Itinerary

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17 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h
Dubai

6
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to New York City. Traveling from Dubai in October, expect New York City to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Sightseeing Museums Parks

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building

4
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 sightseeing, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The White House, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip generator.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Sightseeing Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 28th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street), and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Washington DC to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Sightseeing Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

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