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 30th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Washington DC. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 18 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.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (26-Mile Bike Path, Santa Monica Mountains, &more), Malibu (El Pescador State Beach, Zuma Beach, &more) and Palm Springs (The Mountain Station, Tahquitz Canyon, &more). Have a day of magic on the 13th (Tue) at Disney California Adventure Park. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and explore the landscape on two wheels at South Bay Bicycle Trail.

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Getting from Washington DC to Los Angeles by journey takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
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