10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Houston
Fly:  6​h 30​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Houston

5
days
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 sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Houston to New York City is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to New York City. When traveling from Houston in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Sightseeing Museums Parks

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building

4
days
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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Sightseeing Zoos & Aquariums
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National Gallery of Art
The White House

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