8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  3 h 30 min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  7 h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Newport Beach
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus:  10 h
End: New York City

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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, make a trip to Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New York City. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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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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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 28th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and then ponder the world of politics at White House.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco journey planning site.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Newport Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Newport Beach

Newport Beach
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Newport Beach trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Newport Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Newport Beach when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around 60°F. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours
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