60 days in Los Angeles County & Washington DC Itinerary

60 days in Los Angeles County & Washington DC Itinerary

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Ventura
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 13 nights
Tram to Downtown Long Beach Station, Ferry to Avalon
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Avalon, Catalina Island
— 4 nights
Ferry to Long Beach, Fly to Reagan Washington
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Washington DC
— 37 nights
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Ventura

— 5 nights
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Ventura: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica), Malibu (El Matador State Beach, Nicholas Canyon Beach, &more) and Bennett's Honey Farm (in Fillmore). There's much more to do: get lost in a book at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, trek along Arroyo Verde Park, do a tasting at Four Brix Winery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ventura trip builder site.

Atlanta to Ventura is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In July, Ventura is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of 73°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Ventura

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 13 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Beverly Hills (Rodeo Drive & Mulholland Drive) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Third Street Promenade, &more). Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder tool.

You can drive from Ventura to Los Angeles in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ventura in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Avalon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Avalon, Catalina Island

— 4 nights
Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. Avalon is known for nightlife, casinos, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Green Pleasure Pier, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Avalon Canyon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the masterpieces at Catalina Island Museum.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Avalon online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of tram and ferry from Los Angeles to Avalon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Avalon hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Avalon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Washington DC

— 37 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Penn Mar Park (in Cascade), Gettysburg (State of Pennsylvania Monument, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more) and National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes (in Emmitsburg). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Avalon to Washington DC takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Avalon to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Avalon in August, with highs in Washington DC at 87°F and lows at 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips