15 days in Washington DC, San Francisco & Waikoloa Itinerary

15 days in Washington DC, San Francisco & Waikoloa Itinerary

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15 days in Washington DC, San Francisco & Waikoloa Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
3
Waikoloa
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online route builder .

Lisbon, Portugal to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Washington DC is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in July, Washington DC is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

2
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 17th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour website .

You can fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Waikoloa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

7
nights
Waikoloa

Waikoloa ©
Waikoloa Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Hilo (Mokupapapa Discovery Center, Helicopter Tours, & more) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead & Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, stop by Waikoloa Beach Resort, take a peaceful walk through Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative, and tee off at Waikoloa Kings' Course.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Waikoloa trip tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Waikoloa by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Waikoloa due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Waikoloa hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Waikoloa

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, Anna Ranch Heritage Center, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Anaehoomalu ©
Anaehoomalu
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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