28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 12 nights
2
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
3
Columbus
— 4 nights
4
Washington DC
— 7 nights

12
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Montana Avenue. For shopping fun, head to Bergamot Station or The Grove. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Little Arabia District), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Santa Barbara) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Anaheim, Wine Tours & Tastings
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Wine Tours & Tastings
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
National Museum of the US Air Force and Meranda-Nixon Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Jungle Jim's International Market and Esther Price Fine Chocolates. Explore Cincinnati's surroundings by going to Harmony Hill Vineyard (in Bethel), Old Mason Winery & Vineyard (in West Milton) and Ohio Valley Antique Mall (in Fairfield). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, examine the collection at Greater Cincinnati Police Museum, partake in some friendly competition at Houdini's Room Escape, and stroll through Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cincinnati trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Cincinnati in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Cincinnati is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get cooler in Cincinnati: highs are around 8°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Fairfield, Dayton, Harmony Hill Vineyard, Old Mason Winery & Vineyard, Meranda-Nixon Winery
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Old Mason Winery & Vineyard ©
Old Mason Winery & Vineyard

4
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Easton Town Center and Wyandotte Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Half Price Booksfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Warther Museum (in Dover), Lancaster (Sherman House Museum & Rockside Winery and Vineyards) and Baltic Mill Winery (in Baltic). The adventure continues: stop by Arena District, take in nature's colorful creations at Kelton House Museum & Garden, view the masterpieces at Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, and stop by Helen Winnemore's.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Columbus day trip planner.

Getting from Cincinnati to Columbus by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Columbus sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lancaster, Warther Museum, Baltic Mill Winery
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Baltic Mill Winery ©
Baltic Mill Winery
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center

7
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Loring Cornish Gallery and Olympia Candy Kitchen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Falmouth), Baltimore (Sagamore Spirit Distillery & Horseshoe Casino) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

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Fly from Columbus to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Columbus in December, with highs in Washington DC at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Gettysburg, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Olympia Candy Kitchen
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 30:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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