7 days in Maryland & Western US Itinerary

7 days in Maryland & Western US Itinerary

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— 1 day
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 3 nights



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City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 19th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Raven Reservoir, admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Baltimore day trip planning website.

Washington DC to Baltimore is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Baltimore

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Wildlife

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Baltimore to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Baltimore to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Baltimore in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 83°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Exploratorium, then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Maryland travel guide

Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.