11 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 4 nights
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & The VOID). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder.

Belfast, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Belfast to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Belfast - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Empire State Building will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Times Square, get in on the family fun at Victorian Gardens, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route builder.

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at White House, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

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Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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