10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Los Angeles

4
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planning tool .

Los Angeles to New York City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

4
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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