20 days in Los Angeles, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

20 days in Los Angeles, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 10 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles

— 10 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood as well as Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, admire the natural beauty at United States Botanic Garden, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC is 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Empire State Building, make a trip to Central Park, stroll around Bryant Park, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping