15 days in Los Angeles & Washington DC Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Los Angeles

— 6 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
We've included these beaches for you: Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Ventura (San Buenaventura State Beach, Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat, &more), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Malibu (Zuma Beach, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, &more). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, discover the magic at Downtown Disney District, and catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip website.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Los Angeles is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. Traveling from Addis Ababa in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 6 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix), Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House (in Halethorpe) and Baltimore (Historic Ships in Baltimore, Horseshoe Casino, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Washington DC tour planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Washington DC in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips