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

Start: Aurangabad
Fly:  31​h
1
Los Angeles
— 11 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Washington DC
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Aurangabad

11
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. For shopping fun, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard or Amoeba Music. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), State Street Underpass (in Santa Barbara) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nicholas Canyon Beach, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing site .

Aurangabad, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Aurangabad to Los Angeles, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Aurangabad in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Anaheim, Robertson Boulevard, State Street Underpass
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Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or SoHo. Relax by the water at Point Lookout Beach and Cupsogue Beach County Park. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, stroll around The High Line, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Cupsogue Beach County Park, Point Lookout Beach
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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