8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 5th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thenpause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Washington DC. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, wander the streets of Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 10th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, thendon't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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