20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
3
Denver
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

3
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Strand Bookstorefor some retail therapy. Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, look for gifts at Tiffany & Co., and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to New York City due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Parks
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
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 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC custom trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

4
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Do your shopping at Pearl Street Mall and Tattered Cover Book Store. Kids will enjoy Carousel of Happiness and Denver Zoo. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Flatirons (in Boulder) and United States Air Force Academy (in Colorado Springs). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, contemplate the long history of Union Station, Denver, CO, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and buy something for everyone on your list at 16th Street Mall.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Denver online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Washington DC to Denver in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in October, Denver is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Boulder, United States Air Force Academy, Carousel of Happiness
Highlights from your plan
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

8
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.
Head to Santa Monica Farmers Market and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Denver to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much hotter, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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