19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  20​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Aircraft:  12​h
2
Ogden
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Manama

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stop by Amoeba Music, then browse the different shops at The Grove, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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Manama, Bahrain to Los Angeles is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and tram. Traveling from Manama to Los Angeles, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manama in September, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ogden.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

4
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Ogden

Ogden ©
Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately 10mi east of the Great Salt Lake and 40mi north of Salt Lake City. Step out of the city life by going to American Fork Canyon and Ogden Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ogden: Antelope Island State Park (in Syracuse) and Park City (Park City Main Street Historic District & Deer Valley Resort). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Station Park, admire the landmark architecture of Union Station, and examine the collection at Hill Aerospace Museum.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to Ogden in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Ogden due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Ogden reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Ogden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Park City, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Antelope Island State Park, American Fork Canyon, Station Park
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Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort

2
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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.
Shop till you drop at Takoma Park Farmers Market and Eastern Market. Get some cultural insight at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and Tomb of the Unknowns. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and stop by Politics and Prose.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ogden to Washington DC in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Ogden in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Arlington, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Takoma Park Farmers Market
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, stop by The Lion Potter of Gettysburg, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, then admire all the interesting features of Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Jennie Wade House, learn about all things military at Gettysburg Museum of History, then take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.

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Traveling by car from Washington DC to Gettysburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In September, Gettysburg is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Devils Den ©
Devils Den
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, experience rural life at The Amish Farm and House, then get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store, identify plant and animal life at Wolf Sanctuary of PA, and then steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister.

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You can drive from Gettysburg to Lancaster in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lititz, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Kitchen Kettle Village, Ephrata Cloister, National Civil War Museum
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National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine and then go for a walk through Central Park. On your second day here, shop like a local with West Village, explore the galleries of Tiles For America, then look for gifts at Astor Wines & Spirits, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church.

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You can drive from Lancaster to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lancaster in September, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church

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