7 days in New York City & Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in New York City & Switzerland Itinerary

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7 days in New York City & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
train:  30​min
1
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Newark, United States

3
nights
New York City, United States

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online route planner .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zurich online day trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Zurich by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New York City to Zurich, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Zurich is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town

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