6 days in Los Angeles & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Drive
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles — 1 night

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then find something for the whole family at Pacific Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey maker app.

Washington to Los Angeles is an approximately 39-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 85°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.
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Theme Parks · Beaches · Nature · Parks
Side Trip

Washington DC — 2 nights

Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC driving holiday planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Washington DC in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Museums