29 days in Long Beach & Washington DC Itinerary

29 days in Long Beach & Washington DC Itinerary

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29 days in Long Beach & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Long Beach
1
Long Beach
— 25 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Long Beach

25
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Manhattan Beach. We've included these beaches for you: South Carlsbad State Beach and Rosie's Dog Beach. Explore Long Beach's surroundings by going to Temecula (Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, Leoness Cellars, & more), Newport Beach (Newport Beach California Temple, Newport Beach, & more) and Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Founder's Park, & more). Have a day of magic on the 24th (Fri) at Disneyland Park. Pack the 31st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Knott's Berry Farm. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Queen Mary, take an in-depth tour of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Long Beach online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Long Beach are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Temecula, Carlsbad, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Capitol Hill, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, wander the streets of Capitol Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from Long Beach to Washington DC in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Long Beach to Washington DC is 3 hours. Traveling from Long Beach in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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