8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Washington DC
Fly:  7​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip website

Washington DC to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 58°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

4
days
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the New York City driving holiday planner

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in December, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 49°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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