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
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC online sightseeing planner .

Los Angeles to Washington DC is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Washington DC reach 71°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, don't miss a visit to Ellis Island, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

3
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sandwich Glass Museum and John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Cape Cod National Seashore and Race Point Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Nauset Light Beach (in Eastham), Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). It doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Provincetown trip builder website .

You can fly from New York City to Provincetown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Provincetown to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich Glass Museum, Nauset Light Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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