18 days in Boston, Washington DC & California Itinerary

18 days in Boston, Washington DC & California Itinerary

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Bus to Vienna, Fly to Boston
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Boston
— 2 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive
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Borrego Springs
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava

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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, engage your brain at Museum of Science, explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, and steep yourself in history at Otis House.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip builder website.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Boston is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bratislava in March: high temperatures in Boston hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 4 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation builder website.

Fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in March; daily highs in Washington DC reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Mingei International Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning website.

Fly from Washington DC to San Diego in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Diego. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in San Diego reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Borrego Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Borrego Springs

— 1 night
Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get a dose of the wild on California Overland Desert Excursions and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Borrego Springs trip builder website.

Getting from San Diego to Borrego Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in March, you will find days in Borrego Springs are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are little chillier (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Borrego Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, look for gifts at Bergamot Station, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally shop like a local with Montana Avenue.

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You can fly from Borrego Springs to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, tram, and train. While traveling from Borrego Springs, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.