5 days in Oakland, Louisville & Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in Oakland, Louisville & Washington DC Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Bus:  15 min
1
Oakland
— 1 day
Fly:  8 h 30 min
2
Louisville
— 1 day
+2
Bus + Fly + Subway:  4 h 15 min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  7 h
End: San Francisco

1
day
Oakland

Oakland ©
On the 24th (Thu), deepen your understanding at University of California, Berkeley, engage your brain at Lawrence Hall of Science, and then walk around Redwood Regional Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oakland trip itinerary tool.

San Francisco to Oakland is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also take a subway; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Oakland

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Berkeley
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Lawrence Hall of Science ©
Lawrence Hall of Science
Redwood Regional Park ©
Redwood Regional Park
University of California, Berkeley ©
University of California, Berkeley

1
day
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and then whizz through the canopy at Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Louisville journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Oakland to Louisville takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Oakland to Louisville. In October, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Louisville

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co ©
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Louisville to Washington DC by combination of bus, flight, and subway takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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