26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sacramento
1
Sacramento
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Denver
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Fort Walton Beach
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: New York City

7
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Explore Sacramento's surroundings by going to Robert Biale Vineyards (in Napa), Honig Vineyard & Winery (in Rutherford) and Sonoma (Wine Tours & Tastings, Sonoma Valley, &more). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, stop by Petaluma Seed Bank, and examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sacramento visit planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sacramento. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma, Santa Rosa, Alexander Valley Vineyards, Robert Mondavi Winery
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 8:
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Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook & Trail Ridge Road), Estes Park (Images of Rocky Mountain National Park & The Studio Fine Art and Framing) and Hotel de Paris Museum (in Georgetown). There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore and take pictures at Mount Evans Scenic Byway, see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Denver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, Denver is slightly colder than Sacramento - with highs of 79°F and lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado Springs, Hotel de Paris Museum, 300 Days of Shine
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Shriver House Museum, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from Denver to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in September, Washington DC is a bit warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

5
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Explore Fort Walton Beach's surroundings by going to Pensacola (Plaza De Luna & National Naval Aviation Museum), Orange Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and Visitors Information Center (in Perdido Key). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach, stroll through Navarre Beach, admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, and sample the fine beverages at Rollins Distillery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Fort Walton Beach trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Fort Walton Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panama City Beach, Pensacola, Orange Beach, Rollins Distillery, Pensacola Beach
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:
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National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach

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