8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planning site .

Tokyo, Japan to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 17 hours. In April, daytime highs in San Francisco are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC is 3 hours. In April in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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