5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
bus:  1​h 30​min
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h
Washington DC
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
New York City

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 museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

few
hours
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

few
hours
Washington DC

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 89°F and lows are around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
White House ©
White House

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