8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights

2
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online sightseeing planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New York City. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

2
nights
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 26th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, thensee the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, thenget a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, thenwalk around Golden Gate Park, and then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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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