4 days in Arlington & Costa Mesa Itinerary

4 days in Arlington & Costa Mesa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Arlington
— 1 night
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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Costa Mesa
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Costa Mesa
— 2 nights
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport

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Arlington

— 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, pause for some photo ops at Pentagon Memorial, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Arlington online trip maker.

Washington to Arlington is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Costa Mesa.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites

Costa Mesa

— 2 nights
Costa Mesa is a city in Orange County, California. On your second day here, stroll around Heisler Park, stroll around Hill Top Park, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at California Scenario.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Costa Mesa trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Arlington to Costa Mesa. The time zone difference when traveling from Arlington to Costa Mesa is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Arlington in March, expect Costa Mesa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 71°F and 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Costa Mesa

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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