15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
End: New York City

4
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and get curious at California Science Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then stroll around Crissy Field, and then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then examine the collection at Exploratorium, then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and finally make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 12°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. April in Washington DC sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in April, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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