9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
End: New York City

4
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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.
You've added The National Archives Museum, FBI Headquarters, Library of Congress, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Washington DC. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

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nights
New York City

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rockefeller Center, Broadway, Coney Island, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trips

Coney Island, Yankee Stadium
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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