60 days in New York City, Washington DC & Los Angeles Itinerary

60 days in New York City, Washington DC & Los Angeles Itinerary

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60 days in New York City, Washington DC & Los Angeles Itinerary

Belfast
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
New York City
— 21 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 20 nights
Fly:  8​h
Los Angeles
— 17 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h
Belfast

21
days
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Bronx (Bronx Zoo & Yankee Stadium). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip maker .

Belfast, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In June, New York City is a bit warmer than Belfast - with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Bronx
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

19
days
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.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle), Gettysburg (The Lion Potter of Gettysburg, Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, & more) and Baltimore (The Walters Art Museum & Oriole Park at Camden Yards). Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip builder .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Seneca Creek State Park, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

18
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market). Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip website .

Fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Pasadena
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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