22 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast Itinerary

22 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Train
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11

New York City

— 4 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: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to New York City is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Addis Ababa in August, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online sightseeing planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Washington DC in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Lembert Dome, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect much colder with lows of 7°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and then view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Seattle day trip app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums