20 days in Washington DC & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Washington DC — 1 night

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 3rd (Thu): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online travel planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Washington DC. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 17 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visiting Santa Monica Mountains and 26-Mile Bike Path will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Naple Canals (in Long Beach), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney District, &more) and Angeles National Forest (in Arcadia). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, walk around Franklin Canyon Park, admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive, and explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning app.

Traveling by journey from Washington DC to Los Angeles takes 27.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. In December, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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