12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 31st (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio and then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in August, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

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Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
night
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 5th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral. On your second day here, 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, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC itinerary builder .

You can fly from San Francisco to Washington DC in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planning tool .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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